Obama checkmate?

By Ralph Benko House Speaker John Boehner’s proposed lawsuit against Barack Obama is causing a great deal of chatter in Washington.  … More

Can Putin Survive?

By George Friedman There is a general view that Vladimir Putin governs the Russian Federation as a dictator, that he … More

Big Government Really Is Over

by Ralph Benko Crimea. Venice. Scotland. Quebec. Catalonia. Colorado. Crimea’s vote, a popular vote of no confidence in Kiev, to leave Ukraine (and rejoin … More

The Asian Status Quo

By Robert D. Kaplan and Matt Gertken Arguably the greatest book on political realism in the 20th century was University … More

Why so much anarchy?

By Robert D. Kaplan Twenty years ago, in February 1994, I published a lengthy cover story in The Atlantic Monthly, … More