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President Obama and President Xi

Mearsheimer’s War With China

March 30, 2015

In the new edition of his 2001 book, The Tragedy of Great Power Politics, John J. Mearsheimer lives up to his reputation as a provocative political scientist.

Economics Textbooks

The Moral Ill Effects of Teaching Economics

March 19, 2015

Some studies have shown that studying economics leads to debased morals. One such study was conducted by Gerald Marwell and Ruth E. Ames.

Benjamin Netanyahu

Debating Bibi's Speech Is a Major Distraction

March 02, 2015

Debating the appropriateness of the speech Israel's prime minister will deliver to Congress diverts attention from, firstly, the endlessly more important issue of whether the deal that the Obama administration seems close to striking with Iran is one that serves the interests of the United States well, and, secondly, the question of the potential deal's effects on U.S. allies in the region and elsewhere, as well as on peace in the region and even the world.