New York Times

Why the US military can't fix Syria

Jonathan Stevenson, Senior Fellow for US Defence and Editor of Strategic Comments, and Steven Simon, argue that despite the widespread belief that American intervention in Syria is necessary and would be successful, it could produce consequences more dangerous than Iraq in 2003 and Libya in 2011.

The National Interest

Will Trump be Israel's redeemer?

Dana Allin and Steven Simon looks at Donald Trump's attitude towards the Middle East on his first foreign trip as president.

The Strategist

China and the South China Sea: ‘you shall not pass’

The United States must be prepared to enforce a red line in the South China Sea, argues William Choong.