Newt Gingrich

Jeffrey Lewis

The EMPire Strikes Back

Electromagnetic pulse is the conservative fetish that just won't die.

Jeffrey Lewis |

Situation Report

The Battle for Resiliency in Asia: it’s the hardeners versus the dispersers

Dempsey returns from Israel; How many FSOs one Osprey could buy, and more.

Gordon Lubold |

The List

This Year in Political Food Fights

Mitt Romney claimed grits, David Cameron staked out meat pies, and now Rick Santorum's trying to turn the jelly belly red.

Uri Friedman |

Argument

Campaign Manager

Can a board game really simulate the grueling twists and turns of the campaign trail?

Michael Peck |

Argument

What David Cameron Can Teach the GOP

American Republicans have all but destroyed their brand during this election cycle. Their once-and-future Tory allies across the pond can teach them how to build it back up.

Alex Massie |

Argument

Nasty Electoral Rhetoric Goes Global

Putin's reelection strategy: Blame the world for everything.

Susan B. Glasser |

Argument

The Debate the GOP Didn't Have in Florida

Instead of repeating tired applause lines about Fidel Castro, here are the vital Latin American issues the Republican candidates should be talking about.

Michael Shifter |

Argument

Mexican Standoff

Republicans have a historic chance to win the Hispanic vote. They're shooting themselves in the foot.

Michael A. Cohen |

Argument

Fly Me to the Moon

The Republican establishment would probably prefer that Newt Gingrich spend less time talking about lunar mining and space hotels. But the former House speaker may be the only true free-marketer in outer space. 

Charles Homans |

Behind the Numbers

Home Front

The presidency will be won or lost on the strength of the economy, but some surprising international issues may mix things up.

Scott Clement |

Argument

'Romantic and Often Dangerous'

Newt Gingrich is still very much the foreign-policy provocateur he was in 1995.

Joshua E. Keating |

Argument

Fighting Words

Mitt Romney and the GOP hopefuls sure like to talk tough about Iran’s nuclear threat. But if one of them wins in November, it’ll mean he'll have to walk the walk.

Michael A. Cohen |

Behind the Numbers

Fear Factor

Are Republican voters as concerned about Iran and radical Islam as their candidates?

Scott Clement |

The List

Newt Skywalker and the Moon Mirror

A guide to the Republican front-runner's far-out, futurist vision of warfare.

Sharon Weinberger |

Argument

A Tale of Two Candidates

The Gingrich–Huntsman debate illustrated, sadly, what GOP voters are looking for in a presidential candidate.

Michael A. Cohen |

Argument

The Chosen People?

In their race to be elected, the GOP presidential candidates are confusing what country they're running for: Israel or the United States.

Michael A. Cohen |

The List

Newt vs. Newt

Gingrich's most outrageous foreign-policy flip-flops.

Uri Friedman |

Behind the Numbers

Newt's Numbers, Cain's Cuts

Is Gingrich trusted with the '3 a.m. phone call'? What the polls tell us about the Republican candidates on foreign policy.

Scott Clement |

Feature

Politics Stops at the Water's Edge

After two foreign-policy debates, we still have no idea what most Republican presidential candidates would do about the actual issues facing America abroad.

Michael Cohen |

Feature

Crunching the Numbers on the GOP Candidates

What the polls tell us about the Republican candidates on foreign policy.

Scott Clement |

Terms of Engagement

With Us or (Mostly) Against Us

The Republican presidential hopefuls have a pretty clear idea of who they think America's enemies are. But what about its friends?

James Traub |

Feature

The World According to the GOP

What do the 2012 Republican candidates have to say about foreign policy?

Joshua E. Keating |

Feature

The Elephants in the Room

Barack Obama's Republican challengers haven't thought very deeply about foreign policy. It shows.

James Traub |

Argument

The 2012 Horse Whisperers

Who's giving foreign-policy advice to the crop of GOP front-runners?

Josh Rogin |

Argument

It's Evening in America

At the first GOP presidential debate, the Bush-era neoconservative movement seemed as good as dead.

Michael A. Cohen |

The List

Fighting Words

From Gingrichian Red-baiting to Palinian Tea-Partyism, a quick primer on the GOP's foreign-policy punch lines.

Joshua E. Keating |