It’s public hearings that tend to galvanize opposition and jeopardize presidents.
It isn’t enough for a commander in chief to invite friendly academics to dinner. The U.S. could avoid future disaster if policy makers started looking more to the past.
When you think you’re the smartest person in the room, it’s tempting to make up your own grand strategy.
The Middle East looks like Europe circa World War I.
Our growing transatlantic estrangement has less to do with George W. Bush's foreign policy than with deep social changes in Europe