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Trump: The West’s Gorbachev?

Will Trump have a similarly devastating effect on democracies that Gorbachev had on Communism?

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2017: Saudi Arabia’s Annus Horribilis?

Think that 2016 was a tough year for Saudi Arabia? Wait till you see 2017

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Ukraine, the West and a Dead End

What the West must do so that a reformed Ukraine can survive in the face of a continuing Russian threat.

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America’s Blind Infatuation with Israel

Lessons from Amos Oz on the coexistence of Jews and Arabs.

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Behind the Real U.S. Strategic Blunder in Syria

Obama’s Syria policy failed because it did not anticipate provoking Iranian and Russian interventions.

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Trump’s Middle East: Back to the Future

The U.S. government under Trump may be on the verge of returning to the old policy of transaction-based support of autocratic regimes in the Middle East.

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First Meeting Between Trump and Putin

The scene takes place in Vladimir Putin’ s office in the Kremlin.

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Fake News Alert: Memo to Putin

FSB Briefing Abstract, May 27, 2016 : Plan for Donald Trump to win U.S. Presidency

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From the American Challenge to the Chinese Challenge?

The unfolding Western effort to paint a picture of a benign America and a malign China is a distortion of the historical truth.

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Trump Must Prepare for Showdown with China

An increasingly assertive China poses the most vexing and far reaching challenges for American prosperity and security.

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