We Aren’t the World

A new Wilson biography tries to resuscitate liberal internationalism. A tall order—but a necessary one.

By Jordan Michael Smith

A Smarter Intervention Debate

What lessons have liberals learned from recent interventions? The answer isn't clear—but it will matter when the next crisis hits.

By Nathan Pippenger

The Things He Carried

Is one soldier's experience in battle universal or particular? It dependsand it's what it depends on that's fascinating.

By Andrew Exum

Martial Flaw

How to spin ancient history to justify modern-day orchestrations of military power.

By Jim Sleeper