The American Interest (25)

Russia Jumps Into LNG With Chinese Money

Moscow defied Western sanctions by opening up an LNG export terminal on schedule and within budget. The post Russia Jumps Into LNG With Chinese Money appeared first on The American Interest.

Don't Undermine Democratic Values in the Name of Democracy

To say that digital technology has disrupted society is already a cliché. Yet we are only just starting to grasp the radical break we are facing with respect to our legal institutions and norms. The post Don't Undermine Democratic Values in the Name of Democracy appeared first on The American ...

Will Big Sister Be Watching?

Digital omniscience meets the crooked timber of humanity.' The post Will Big Sister Be Watching? appeared first on The American Interest.

Will Big Sister Be Watching?

Digital omniscience meets the crooked timber of humanity'. The post Will Big Sister Be Watching? appeared first on The American Interest.

Don't Sweat Institutions, Fix Relationships

Europe is running out of time to overcome its conceptual inertia. The post Don't Sweat Institutions, Fix Relationships appeared first on The American Interest.

Liberal Democracy Is Stronger Than Trump's Populism

Why Trump isn't the threat to America's liberal institutions that many fear. The post Liberal Democracy Is Stronger Than Trump's Populism appeared first on The American Interest.

How “America First” Turns Into “America Last”

In an unprecedented challenge to the U.S., Germany's foreign minister proposes Europe first' and making nice with Putin's Russia. The post How “America First” Turns Into “America Last” appeared first on The American Interest.

The History of Tomorrow's Wars

Predictions about the next big war have historically missed their marks—often by miles. But that doesn't mean such forecasts are futile. The post The History of Tomorrow's Wars appeared first on The American Interest.

How “America First” Turns Into “America Last”

In an unprecedented challenge to the U.S., Germany's foreign minister proposes Europe first' and making nice to Putin's Russia. The post How “America First” Turns Into “America Last” appeared first on The American Interest.

If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem'? Not a Chance

What does President Trump's announcement about Jerusalem mean, and what does it do? The post If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem'? Not a Chance appeared first on The American Interest.

Statesmanship at the Movies

The new Winston Churchill biopic offers a marvelous illustration of the most necessary and rarest of political virtues. The post Statesmanship at the Movies appeared first on The American Interest.

A Sideshow and a Showdown in Kyiv

As the public eye is fixated on a clash between Petro Poroshenko and Mikheil Saakashvili, a more serious showdown looms for control of Ukraine's institutions—and the future of its anti-corruption movement. The post A Sideshow and a Showdown in Kyiv appeared first on The American Interest.

To End Foreign Meddling, End Anonymity

Democratic sovereignty, free speech, perfect anonymity: pick two. The post To End Foreign Meddling, End Anonymity appeared first on The American Interest.

Murphy's Law and Saudi Foreign Policy

With the death of Ali Abdullah Saleh, everything that can go wrong has gone wrong for Saudi foreign policy. The post Murphy's Law and Saudi Foreign Policy appeared first on The American Interest.

When Top-Two' Means Only One'

Could open primaries help elevate a new breed of political moderates? California's experience suggests otherwise. The post When Top-Two' Means Only One' appeared first on The American Interest.

How the Olympics Ban Helps Putin

Banning Russia from the Olympics does not create a political crisis for Putin. It actually helps him avoid one. The post How the Olympics Ban Helps Putin appeared first on The American Interest.

The Warlock Hunt

The #MeToo moment has now morphed into a moral panic that poses as much danger to women as it does to men. The post The Warlock Hunt appeared first on The American Interest.

Macron's African Ambitions

The French President wants to mend his country's paternalistic policy toward its former African colonies—but his trip to the region foretells more continuity than change. The post Macron's African Ambitions appeared first on The American Interest.

Is Trump Taking The Gloves Off Against Beijing?

Despite his warm words toward Xi, President Trump seems to be gearing up for a much tougher trade approach to China. The post Is Trump Taking The Gloves Off Against Beijing? appeared first on The American Interest.

The Future of Northern Ireland: Brexit and EU Borders

The United Kingdom's Leave vote is posing enormous, possibly intractable problems for both Northern Ireland and the Republic. The post The Future of Northern Ireland: Brexit and EU Borders appeared first on The American Interest.

The Future of Northern Ireland: Brexit and EU borders

The United Kingdom's Leave vote is posing enormous, possibly intractable problems for both Northern Ireland and the Republic. The post The Future of Northern Ireland: Brexit and EU borders appeared first on The American Interest.

The Corruption of Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The testimony of a Turkish banker in a federal court points to enormous corruption at the center of Turkish politics. The post The Corruption of Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared first on The American Interest.

The Cold War and the Welfare State

If you look hard enough, you can almost find ideological consistency in the Republicans' breathtaking tax bill. The post The Cold War and the Welfare State appeared first on The American Interest.

Europe's Wheel of Fortune Turns

Like it or not, change is coming to European institutions. The only question is what kind of change. The post Europe's Wheel of Fortune Turns appeared first on The American Interest.

The Future of Populism at Home and Abroad

Trumpist populism could easily linger longer than most people readily assume. The post The Future of Populism at Home and Abroad appeared first on The American Interest.