Latest Publications


The Great Disruption,” Huffington Post, 6 March 2014.

Near East and Far East: Not So Distant,” The Diplomat, 3 March 2014.

Japan Should Follow – Germany,” The Diplomat, 6 February 2014.

Maligning Biden,” Huffington Post, 22 January 2014.

The Benefits of Being Clear on Taiwan,” The Diplomat, 17 January 2014.

For A Fair Society,” Huffington Post, 3 January 2014. 

A Three-Pronged Approach to the ADIZ,” The Diplomat, 17 December 2013.

It Takes A Village To Prevent A Crime,” Huffington Post, 12 November 2013.

A Syrian Approach – To Iran,” Huffington Post4 November 2013.

In Defense of Drones,” The Diplomat, 24 October, 2013.

MAR or War?” The Diplomat, 17 October, 2013.

Iran Opening: Keep It Simple,” The National Interest, 15 October, 2013.

A Proposal for Humble Decision-Making,” Businessweek, 11 October, 2013

Will the Court Pull All Stops?The Huffington Post, 7 October, 2013.

The Tea Party Is Winning—the Liberal Agenda Is Being Suffocated,” The Atlantic, 24 September, 2013.

For a New Sino-American Relationship,” The Huffington Post, 23 September, 2013.

MAR: A Model for US-China Relations,” The Diplomat, 20 September, 2013.

Air-Sea Battle: A Dangerous Way to Deal With China,” The Diplomat, 3 September, 2013.

Secularism Can Save Egypt,” The National Interest, 13 August, 2013.

The Case for Keeping Whistleblowers Nervous,” The Atlantic, 8 August 2013.

An Israeli-Palestinian Commonwealth?” The Huffington Post, 23 July, 2013.

Unorthodox Questions About Leaks,” The Huffington Post, 17 July, 2013.

Road to Damascus Runs Through Tehran,” The National Interest, 17 July, 2013.

Demonstration Democracy,” The National Interest, 5 July, 2013.

Preparing to Go to War With China,” The Huffington Post, 2 July, 2013.

The Libertarian Alamo,” The Huffington Post, 20 June, 2013.

The Moral Minimum in Arming Rebels,” The National Interest, 11 June, 2013

What John Kerry Can Learn From John F. Kennedy,” The Atlantic, 6 June 2013.

The Realism of Richard Haass,” National Interest, 31 May, 2013.

The Danger of Overcorrecting on Terror,” National Interest, 29 May, 2013.

Charge American Terrorists With Treason,” The Atlantic, 24 May 2013.

Obama’s Brief,” Huffington Post, 22 May, 2013.

Why It Should Be Harder to Impeach the President,” The Atlantic, 16 May, 2013.

The Liberal Narrative is Broken, and Only Populism Can Fix It,” The Atlantic, 8 May, 2013.

Soft Syria Response Worse Than Inaction,” National Interest, 6 May, 2013.

Everything Libertarians and Liberals Get Wrong About Drones,” The Atlantic, 30 April, 2013.

Drones: Say It With Figures,” United Press International, 30 April, 2013

The Risk of Blurring the Red Lines,” National Interest, 26 April, 2013.

The Gun Debate I Lost,” Huffington Post, 25 April 2013.

The Reasonable Interrogation of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev,” National Interest, 23 April 2013.

Time For New Paradigms,” National Interest, 18 April 2013.

Israel — 65 Years Ago,” Huffington Post, 15 April 2013.

North Korea and U.S. Priorities,” National Interest, 15 April 2013.

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How Conservatives Still Run America, Despite Losing Elections,” Salon, 5 April 2013.

Individualism vs. Social Science,” Huffington Post, 5 April 2013.

My Jihad: Just a Spiritual Journey?” Huffington Post, 28 March 2013.

We Need a Coffee Party,” Huffington Post, 11 March 2013.

Obama: Flailing,” Huffington Post, 20 March 2013.

China Might Negotiate Cybersecurity,” National Interest, 14 March 2013.

The Poisoned Chalice,” National Interest, 19 March 2013.

Cyberwar and the Private Sector,” National Interest, 5 March 2013.

Making An Enemy,” Huffington Post, 1 March 2013.

Is Gridlock a Conservative Victory?” National Interest, 22 February 2013.

Gun Control? We Need Domestic Disarmament,” The Huffington Post, 19 February 2013.

Climate Change? Don’t Hold Your Breath,” The Huffington Post, 5 February 2013.

The Big Eye Not In The Sky,” The Huffington Post, 23 January 2013.

Obama’s Foreign Policy: Three Stages of Hope,” The Huffington Post, 17 January 2013.

The Conservative ‘Party’ Dominates,” The Huffington Post, 11 January 2013.

The Conservatives Are Coming!“, The Huffington Post, 20 December 2012.

Gun-Free Homes and Communities,” The Huffington Post, 18 December 2012.