The Russian Moment


To summarize the events of the past month as beneficial to Russia's geopolitical objectives would be a gross understatement. In fact, it was nothing short of perhaps the best month that the Putin administration has experienced.

The French Revolution and World History


A century and a half before the French Revolution, Oliver Cromwell’s New Model Army proved that nationalist citizen militaries were superior in every way to the elite-led, essentially mercenary, armed forces of the medieval aristocracy.

After Trump, Global Liberalism Will Seek Revenge


Trump has managed to galvanize, through the power of his own personality, many disparate political forces, from cultural Libertarians to Antiwar Paleoconservatives to dispossessed blue collar workers who otherwise would not be united into a stable political unit.