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Divide and Invest

By Melvyn P. Leffler The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War. Benn Steil. Simon & Schuster, 2018. 624pp. The …

Russia as It Is

by Michael McFaul Relations between Russia and the United States have deteriorated to their most dangerous point in decades. The …

A Special Relationship?

Perhaps one of the greatest misperceptions about Anglo-American relations with respect to the Gulf region during the Cold War is …

NATO of the Living Dead

If transatlantic relations were a Hallowe’en party, NATO could come as a zombie. Like the living dead, the North Atlantic …

Questioning Complicity

On 8 February 1963, the Ba’ath Party of Iraq successfully overthrew the government of Abdel Karim Qassem after months of …

The Threat of Sequestration

What common sense could not kill, something called “sequestration” might at least tame. Under this arcane but conclusive budgetary mechanism, …

Time to Rethink Iran?

The Lord Garden Memorial Lectures are given annually by the Liberal International British Group to commemorate Tim Garden, a former …