Star Island International Affairs Conference, Isles of Shoals, N. H., July 21 to July 28, 2018: “China as It Is: Recovering Our Sight,” presented July 24.

Star Island International Affairs Conference, Isles of Shoals, N. H., July 21 to July 28, 2018: “China as It Is: Recovering Our Sight,” presented July 24.

I was honored to be invited to speak at an annual event in a very special place. The Star Island International Affairs Conference has been convening for a century of so on one of the tiny islands known as the…

What’s going to happen when Assad wins the war in Syria?

What’s going to happen when Assad wins the war in Syria?

Given the unexpected pace of events in recent weeks, the end of Syria’s seven-year agony appears to be very near. It is now all but certain that Bashar al-Assad’s government will win its long war against Sunni jihadists and their…

Journal Entry #37

Nature boy. NORFOLK, CONN., JULY 15— For no obvious reason at all, I share a simple pleasure on a very fine Sunday afternoon. If there is a thought behind it that fits into words, it is only that we must…

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