The Perils of International Idealism

Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, a Research Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, and a Professor of Classics and Humanities at the California State University. He is the author of nine books and numerous essays on classical culture and its influence on Western Civilization. His most recent book, Democracy's Dangers and Discontents (Hoover Institution Press), is now available for purchase.


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American foreign policy could use a dose of hard-nosed realism.

Former President of Ukraine Belatedly Realizing Inviting in Russia was a Bad Idea

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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Yanukovych said he hoped to persuade Putin to return Crimea.

The False Iraq-Crimea Analogy

Arnold Ahlert is a former NY Post op-ed columnist currently contributing to JewishWorldReview.com, HumanEvents.com and CanadaFreePress.com. He may be reached at atahlert@comcast.net.


on March 3, 2014 in Perevalne, Ukraine.

Who’s playbook is Putin really following?

Condoleezza Rice Takes on Obama

Joseph Klein is a Harvard-trained lawyer and the author of Global Deception: The UN’s Stealth Assault on America’s Freedom and Lethal Engagement: Barack Hussein Obama, the United Nations & Radical Islam.


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Is the GOP finally ready to take the gloves off on foreign policy?

Obama and Putin: Two Totalitarians, One Game

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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Obama is a national community organizer, but Putin is a global community organizer.

Harry Reid: Republicans Helped Russia Annex Crimea

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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The Senate leader “sounds completely unhinged.”

China and Iran Draw Conclusions on Crimea

Ari Lieberman is an attorney and former prosecutor.


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Aggressive powers see an opportunity.

Obama’s Facebook Strategy for Ukraine

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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The Twitterer-in-Chief vs. the KGB.

Why Obama Will Not Change Gears

Caroline Glick is the Director of the David Horowitz Freedom Center's Israel Security Project and the Senior Contributing Editor of The Jerusalem Post. For more information on Ms. Glick's work, visit carolineglick.com


US President Barack Obama and Russia's President Vladimir Putin.

Putin and Obama’s shared objective of American decline.

Ukraine Crisis Strengthens the China-Iran-Russia Axis

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh, an Iranian-American political scientist and scholar, is president of the International American Council and serves on the board of the Harvard International Review at Harvard University. Rafizadeh is also a senior fellow at the Nonviolence International Organization based in Washington, DC and is a member of the Gulf project at Columbia University. He can be reached at rafizadeh@fas.harvard.edu. Follow Dr. Rafizadeh at @majidrafizadeh.


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Why addressing the Iranian nuclear threat has gotten that much harder.