Global Affairs

What Drives People to the Extreme

Understanding phenomena like the Islamic State is difficult because the human mind evolves much more slowly than the rate at which Neolithic-style problems arise. Read more…

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. Read more…

Castlereagh: Geopolitical Hero

The statesman was to early 19th century Britain what Winston Churchill was to mid-20th century Britain — though Viscount Castlereagh suffered much more vitriol for his diplomatic genius. Read more…

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Anti-EU Parties Are Here to Stay

Efforts to discredit Euroskeptic parties have backfired, proving that nothing short of economic recovery can counter anti-EU elements within EU institutions. Read more…