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“Washington Is Too Cozy with Certain Dictators,” in Cato@Liberty, August 20, 2015.

“Taiwan Tensions Return,” Cato@Liberty, August 6, 2015.

“Fleeting American Public Support for Murky Wars,” Cato@Liberty, July 27, 2015.

“Washington Is Fostering Anti-U.S. Cooperation between Russia and China,” Cato@Liberty, June 30, 2015.

“A Covert Escalation of U.S. Involvement in Syria?” Cato@Liberty, June 2, 2015.

“America’s NATO Liabilities,” Cato@Liberty, May 19, 2015.

“Remaining Obstacles to the Iran Nuclear Agreement,” Cato@Liberty, April 13, 2015.

“Washington Should Stop Equating Ugly Regimes and Security Threats,” Cato@Liberty, March 17, 2015.

“Interventionist Wreckage: Kosovo and Libya,” Cato@Liberty, February 20, 2015.

“Obama’s Hypocrisy Regarding Forcible Border Changes,” Cato@Liberty, February 12, 2015.

“The Oil Price Plunge Won’t Cause Russia or Iran to Capitulate,” Cato@Liberty, January 29, 2015.

“Japan’s Defense Budget Is Still Inadequate,” Cato@Liberty, January 14, 2015.

“Are the Baltic Republics Serious about Defense?” Cato@Liberty, December 16, 2014.

“Washington’s Taiwan Headache Returns,” Cato@Liberty, December 8, 2014.  (Also appeared in The Moral Liberal, December 10, 2014).

“U.S. Actions Alienate China and Foster Chinese-Russian Cooperation,” Cato@Liberty, November 11, 2014.

“China’s Curious Restraint,” Cato@Liberty, October 10, 2014.

“Biden Should Not Have Apologized,” Cato@Liberty, October 8, 2014.

“U.S. Policy Choices Regarding China,” Cato@Liberty, September 10, 2014.

“Foreign Policy Solyndra,” Cato@Liberty, August 11, 2014.

“U.S. Should Test China’s Disenchantment with North Korea,” Cato@Liberty, July 21, 2014.

“Washington’s Middle East Policy Reaches New Heights of Incoherence,” Cato@Liberty, June 18, 2014.

“Washington Backs Egypt’s New Dictator,” Cato@Liberty, June 3, 2014.

“Exploit China’s Growing Frustration with North Korea,” Cato@Liberty, May 28, 2014.

“Being Realistic about Spheres of Influence,” Cato@Liberty, May 22, 2014.

“Washington’s Inconsistent Stance on Territorial Integrity,” Cato@Liberty, April 16, 2014.

“Don’t Push China and Russia Together,” Cato@Liberty, April 10, 2014.  (Also appeared in the Moral Liberal, April 14, 2014.)

“Obama Sends More Troops to … Uganda?” Cato@Liberty, March 27, 2014.

“U.S. Policy Blunder Made Ukraine Vulnerable to Russian Coercion,” Cato@Liberty, March 26, 2014.

“Washington’s Inflated Sense of Security Leadership,” Cato@Liberty, March 11, 2014.

“John Kerry’s Bumbling Performance Regarding East Asia,” Cato@Liberty, February 18, 2014.

“Avoiding Hysteria about China,” Cato@Liberty, February 5, 2014.

“Japan and South Korea: The Other Worrisome Spat in East Asia,” Cato@Liberty, January 7, 2014.

“Vigilantes in Mexico: Another Reason to Repudiate Drug Prohibition,” Cato@Liberty, December 16, 2013.

“Beijing’s Diplomatic Hardball and Washington’s Clumsy Response,” Cato@Liberty, December 6, 2013.

“NATO’s $1 Billion Monument to Irrelevance,” Cato@Liberty, November 15, 2013.

“U.S. Arms Sales to Taiwan: A Delicate, Troublesome Issue,” Cato@Liberty, November 7, 2013.

“The Iraq Quagmire Beckons Again,” Cato@Liberty, November 4, 2013.

“Washington Recklessly Backs Small Allies,” Cato@Liberty, October 24, 2013.

“More Evidence of Drug War Failures,” Cato@Liberty, October 8, 2013.

“A Familiar Pattern of Futility in the International Drug War,” Cato@Liberty, September 30, 2013.

“A Flawed Strategy to Intimidate Iran,” Cato@Liberty, September 18, 2013.

“Obsession with Syria Obscures Other Middle East Problems and Pertinent Lessons,” Cato@Liberty, September 12, 2013.

“Even Proponents of War with Syria Should Question the Intelligence Sources,” Cato@Liberty, September 6, 2013.

“Don’t Wreck Relations with Russia and China over Syria,” Cato@Liberty, September 5, 2013.

“Washington Is Pursuing Risky Regime Change in Syria,” Cato@Liberty, September 4, 2013.

“U.S. Gun Laws as a Scapegoat for Mexico’s Drug Violence,” Cato@Liberty, August 21, 2013.

“Learning to Leave Bad Enough Alone: Washington’s Clumsy Meddling in Fragile Countries,” Cato@Liberty, July 30, 2013. 

“U.S. Drifting into Troubled Waters Near China,” Cato@Liberty, July 24, 2013.

“Bahrain Emerging as Washington’s Next Middle East Crisis,” Cato@Liberty, July 16, 2013.

“Japan Confronts China: Will the United States Get Caught in the Middle?” Cato@Liberty, July 10, 2013.

“Syria’s Civil War and U.S. Hubris,” Cato@Liberty, July 8, 2013.

“Another Suspect in the Libya Attack,” Cato@Liberty, September 14, 2012.

“Four Syrian Scenarios,” The Skeptics: National Interest Online, August 7, 2012. (Also appeared in Now Lebanon.com, August 29, 2012,)

“Calderon’s Arrogant Call for U.S. Gun Control,” Cato@Liberty, July 31, 2012. (Also appeared in The Skeptics: National Interest Online, July 31, 2012.)

“Romney’s Foreign Policy Opportunity,” Cato@Liberty, July 23, 2012.  (Also appeared in The Skeptics: National Interest Online, July 23, 2012.)

“Obama Is Right about Hugo Chavez,” The Skeptics: National Interest Online, July 18, 2012.

“The Roiling South China Sea Dispute,” The Skeptics: National Interest Online, July 10, 2012.

“The Looming U.S. Return to Cam Ranh Bay,” The Skeptics: National Interest Online, June 18, 2012.

“U.S. Should Stop Obsessing about North Korea,” The Skeptics: National Interest Online, May 31, 2012.

“535 Secretaries of State,” The Skeptics: National Interest Online, May 23, 2012.

“An Agenda for Negotiating with North Korea,” The Skeptics: National Interest Online, April 23, 2012.

“Washington’s Dead Policies toward Pyongyang and Tehran,” Cato@Liberty, April 10, 2012.

“More Signs of Trouble in Iraq,” The Skeptics: National Interest Online, April 3, 2012.

“Iran Sanctions Leakage,” The Skeptics: National Interest Online, March 26, 2012.

“Skepticism Needed About ‘Freedom Fighters,’” The Skeptics: National Interest Online, March 14, 2012.

“Xi Jinping’s Reconnaissance Visit,” The Skeptics: National Interest Online, February 17, 2012.

“Washington’s UN Temper Tantrum,” The Skeptics: National Interest Online, February 6, 2012.

"Early Signs of a Libyan Civil War?" The Skeptics: National Interest Online, January 25, 2012.

"Grasping at Straws: The Mexican Government’s Latest Spin on Drug Violence," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, January 17, 2012.

"An Insecure America Scapegoats China," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, January 9, 2012.

"The GOP’s Allegations of Appeasement Against Obama," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, December 28, 2011.

"‘Teeth and Lips,’: A Resurgence in China-North Korean Ties," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, December 19, 2011.

"The Kosovo Powder Keg," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, December 5, 2011.

"Washington’s Clumsy China Containment Policy," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, November 30, 2011.

"Be Very Cautious About Covert Action Against Iran," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, November 17, 2011.

"The Balkan Human Tragedy Continues," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, November 10, 2011.

"Conservatives Are Incoherent Regarding Iraq Troop Withdrawal," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, November 2, 2011. Also appeared on Cato@Liberty, November 2, 2011.

"News Flash! Neocons Discover That Iran Has Influence in Iraq!" The Skeptics: National Interest Online, October 26, 2011.

"Interventionist Addiction: U.S. Troops in Central Africa," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, October 21, 2011.

"The Obama-Lee Summit: Time for New Thinking on the Korean Peninsula," Cato@Liberty, October 12, 2011.

"An Especially Delicate Phase in U.S.-China Relations," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, October 11, 2011.

"EU Membership’s Fading Appeal," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, October 4, 2011

"A Hotline with Iran? Dealing with Governments We Loathe," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, September 22, 2011.

"When Allies Quarrel, America Gets a Headache," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, September 14, 2011.

"U.S. China Hawks Perpetuate East Asian Free Riding," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, September 7, 2011.

"Accepting Reality: Living With a Nuclear North Korea," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, August 30, 2011.

"NATO’s New Problem: Post-Qaddafi Libya?" The Skeptics: National Interest Online, August 18, 2011.

"U.S. Masochism: Trying to Stay in Iraq and Afghanistan," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, August 9, 2011.

The West’s Rube Goldberg Schemes in the Balkans Come Apart," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, August 5, 2011.

Taiwan and Other Security Clients Are Not Valuable Allies," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, August 3, 2011.

"Obama Fumbles His Opportunity with the Arab World," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, July 18, 2011.

"Mexico’s Drug Violence Is Back in the News," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, July 11, 2011.

"Why U.S. Leaders Deceive Their Own People," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, July 5, 2011.

"Libya: The West’s Newest Dysfunctional Dependent?" The Skeptics: National Interest Online, June 20, 2011.

"More Trouble in the South China Sea," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, June 14, 2011.

"Washington’s Military Brezhnev Doctrine in Iraq–And Elsewhere," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, June 8, 2011.

Mladic’s Arrest and Corrosive Bosnian Myths," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, June 2, 2011.

"U.S. Gun Laws: Mexico’s Favorite Scapegoat for Drug Violence," BigPeace.com, May 28, 2011.

"General Chen’s Assurance Not Entirely Reassuring," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, May 23, 2011.

"Bosnia’s Bubbling Tensions," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, May 16, 2011.

"Is Turkey Pivoting Back Toward the West?" The Skeptics: National Interest Online, May 10, 2011.

"NATO: A Victim of U.S. Smothering," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, April 28, 2011.

"The Ticking Taiwan Time Bomb," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, April 20, 2011.

"Mexico’s Drug War Body Count Mounts," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, April 18, 2011.

"China Benefits as U.S. Continuously Shoots Itself in the Foot," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, April 5, 2011.

"Ugly American Strategy: The Growing U.S. Security Presence in Mexico," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, March 28, 2011.

"Afghanistan: A Nation-Building Mission on Crack," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, March 14, 2011.

"Are Lax U.S. Gun Laws Fueling Mexico’s Drug Violence?" The Skeptics: National Interest Online, March 11, 2011.

"China’s Increasing Assertiveness and Its Implications," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, March 3, 2011.

"To Partition or Not to Partition?" The Skeptics: National Interest Online, February 25, 2011.

"Resist Temptation to Intervene in Libya," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, February 22, 2011.

"Avoid U.S. Meddling in Possible Iranian Upheaval," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, February 16, 2011.

"Feuding Partners: A Shift in the Balance of U.S.-China Relations," Huffington Post, January 18, 2011.

"Sisyphus and Afghanistan’s Drug War," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, January 6, 2011.

"Empowering the Body Snatchers: Washington’s Appalling Kosovo Policy," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, December 30, 2010.

"Allies Incur Dubious Risks to Gain Washington’s Favor," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, December 16, 2010.

"Washington’s Culpability for Turkey’s Misconduct in Cyprus," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, December 6, 2010.

"Does Washington Need to Fear South Korea More Than North Korea?" The Skeptics: National Interest Online, November 29, 2010.

"Long Overdue: Adding Permanent Members to the UN Security Council," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, November 8, 2010.

"Drifting into Trouble in the Western Pacific," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, November 4, 2010.

"Mexico: Obama Needs to Wake Up and Smell the Gunpowder," Big Peace.com, October 29, 2010.

"Resets and Spheres of Influence," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, October 19, 2010.

"U.S. Can’t Stop Afghanistan’s Opium Economy," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, October 11, 2010.

"Washington’s Bosnia Fiasco," The Skeptics: Naitonal Interest Online, October 7, 2010.

"Japan’s Squabble with China: Larger Implications," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, September 30, 2010.

"An Inevitable Persian Gulf Arms Race," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, September 22, 2010.

"Violence in Mexico, Communism’s a Flop, and other Startling Discoveries," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, September 13, 2010.

"Iraq as South Korea: An Interventionist Delusion," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, September 8, 2010.

"Kim Jong-il Plays Lucy–Again," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, September 1, 2010.

"Stay Out of Petty Central American Quarrels," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, August 31, 2010.

"Hawks Always Think It’s 1938," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, August 27, 2010.

"Bait and Switch in Afghanistan," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, August 24, 2010.

"Crisis of Confidence: Pakistan’s Flooding Imperils the Zardari Government," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, August 23, 2010.

"Military Spending: The Sacred Cow of Conservatives," Big Peace.com, August 21, 2010.

"America’s Iraq ‘Victory,’" The Skeptics: National Interest Online, August 16, 2010.

"North Korea’s Latest Provocations," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, August 12, 2010.

"Mexico’s Faltering Drug War," The Skeptics: National Interest Online, August 11, 2010.

"Learning From Our Mistakes: Nation-Building Follies and Afghanistan," Big Peace.com, July 10, 2010.