The threats to Israel’s existence as a democratic Jewish state have multiplied. They could weaken or undermine a pillar of Israeli national security – unquestioned U.S. support.
Nine Acres in Athens: Democracy’s Rise (and Fall)
As a veteran newspaper reporter with only a rudimentary education in the classics, visiting Athens fed my fascination with democracy’s long struggle in the era of Xi, Putin and Erdogan.
Democracy In America Is On The Line
Donald Trump’s prime strategy is to undermine the U.S. system of justice – and make lots of money for himself in the process.
That Cold January 20, 2025
Living in a world where Xi and even Putin still stand tall and U.S. and European interests over how to deal with Russia and China differ significantly.
Can Russia’s Oligarchs Be Brought to Justice?
Only if we fight the corruption coming from the Kremlin and its coterie of oligarchs in earnest do the Russian people have a fair chance for a decent future.
Why India and the U.S. Should Work Together in Central Asia
India’s engagement with Central Asia provides opportunities for the U.S. to step up cooperation with the region. But the Ukraine invasion places hurdles in Delhi’s balancing act between Moscow and Washington.
The Supreme Court Vs. the US: Advantage China
The U.S.’s highest court provides a blueprint for exposing the United States to yet more viruses. Taiwan may well pay the price.
Closing Memorial: Putin’s Blueprint for U.S. Republicans
How the closure of the Memorial in Russia is a template for the kind of society Republicans want to build in the U.S.
1971: Big Shifts in China and in the U.S.
The year when China was brought out of its shell — and the U.S. started learning about unsuccessful interventions.
The Merkel-Obama Riddle — Or: What Makes Leaders Hesitate?
Examining the parallels in the political style and performance of Angela Merkel and Barack Obama, the past decade’s transatlantic power couple.