Nato is not braindead. But it does need a shot of adrenaline

In light of U.S. President Donald Trump's recent clash with NATO leaders, author Michael Fuchs explains the alliance's importance in defending democracy abroad—and how it can be strengthened to better achieve those ends.

A Despot’s Death in Tunisia

Following the death of former Tunisian leader Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, author Gordon Gray reflects on his interactions with the despotic president while serving as U.S. ambassador to Tunisia at the start of the Arab Spring.

Yes, it’s time to try a new approach

Author Michael Madowitz argues that the tax cut experiment of the past few decades has been a resounding failure and raising taxes on the wealthy is necessary to return to a fairer and stronger U.S. economy.

Bill Barr’s Witch Hunt

James Lamond and Talia Dessel explain how Attorney General Bill Barr and U.S. Attorney John Durham are abusing their power and advancing conspiracy theories to undermine the FBI's investigation on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

The United States Still Needs a Syria Strategy

Author Peter Juul argues that the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis, and an emboldened Assad regime have left the United States unable to safeguard its interests or protect against an Islamic State revival in the region.