National Security

Micah Zenko

Responsibility to Protect?

Why none of the plans for intervening in Syria actually tries to save civilians.

Micah Zenko |

Feature

Omar and Me

My strange, frustrating relationship with an American terrorist.

J.M. Berger |

Gordon Adams

Get Real

The House proposal to keep defense spending down is a big deal -- and a reality check for the Pentagon.

Gordon Adams |

Rational Security

Saving Syria -- and Ourselves

America needs to plot a middle path for military intervention.

John Arquilla |

Jeffrey Lewis

Pick a Card, Any Card

How Brian Eno explains Obama's Syria policy.

Jeffrey Lewis |

Jeffrey Lewis

Keep Us in the Loop

The White House should release the evidence of Syria's chemical weapons attack.

Jeffrey Lewis |

Gordon Adams

Intervention on the Cheap

Lawmakers trying to tie Syria to sequestration don't seem to realize we've already paid for this war.

Gordon Adams |

Rational Security

The Syrian Abyss

What Nietzsche would say about striking Assad.

John Arquilla |

David Rothkopf

The Gamble

Five big consequences of the president's call to let Congress decide about America's Syrian intervention.

David Rothkopf |

Rational Security

Arsenal of Hypocrisy

No matter where you look in the world, American words don't match American deeds.

John Arquilla |

Rebuttal

The U.S. Isn't Trying to Contain China…

...and China's neighbors don't want it to anyway.

Phillip C. Saunders |

Micah Zenko

The Pretenders

When people say the U.S. needs to control events abroad better, this is what they really mean.

Micah Zenko |

Rational Security

Outfoxing Beats Outgunning

What we can learn from one of the most brilliant deceptions of World War II.

John Arquilla |

Dept Of Secrets

CIA Admits It Was Behind Iran's Coup

The agency finally owns up to its role in the 1953 operation.

Malcolm Byrne |