Democracy was once a comforting fiction. Has it become an uninhabitable one?
The humanitarian impulse has not vanished from US foreign policy. It has simply split into two camps.
Algerian Chronicles shows that Camus still has something to say to us—not about terrorism but economic justice.
No good deed goes unpunished; smashing the glass ceiling; the dollar rules the world
Why a passionate history of global alternatives to liberal capitalism becomes an exercise in nostalgia.
In The Passage of Power, Robert Caro shows that LBJ’s brilliance as a politician lay not in his idealism but his opportunism.
How Charles de Gaulle’s story became a collective fairy tale that the French have agreed to believe in.
Why are Yale and other top universities teaching a Grand Strategy seminar if the conditions that seemed to call for grand strategizing no longer exist?
Norman Davies’s Vanished Kingdoms.