The NATO Summit: Important Issues Beyond the Antics

by Paul R. Pillar Most press coverage of the NATO summit meeting was about Donald Trump’s political theater, for which NATO itself was merely a backdrop. Journalists who said that their heads were spinning after hearing Trump’s everything-is-fine press conference… Continue Reading  

To Lead or Not to Lead: That is the (Only) Question for Obama in Warsaw

by Robert E. Hunter NATO’s 28 heads of state and government meet in Warsaw this Friday and Saturday in what has become a biannual event, whether or not the times demand it. Until Britain on June 23 voted to leave… Continue Reading  

Russia is Back. Get Used to it.

by Robert E. Hunter This coming Monday, President Barack Obama will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the UN General Assembly, their first meeting in 15 months. This will be no ordinary occasion, given Russian aggression in Ukraine, the… Continue Reading