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A Russian SS-27 Mod 2 thermonuclear intercontinental ballistic missile launcher sits at a base in Teykovo in 2011. (ANDREY SMIRNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S., Russia: A Nuclear Treaty Shows Weaknesses

Russia and the United States see the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty as a constraint and could benefit from ending the agreement.

The Sydney Hostage Incident Was a Classic Case of Grassroots Terrorism

The gunman was not only a lone madman but also a grassroots jihadist.


Foreign Policy Amoralism

While the United States engages in the amoral struggle for power to defend a liberal international order, the end result is in a large sense moral.