Winter 2009

We are all realists now. Or so the revised wisdom has it. This new understanding, far from remaining only the property of pundits, finds blunt expression in the disdain that some of Barack Obama’s key foreign policy advisors have expressed for the “Wilsonian” coloration of recent U.S. foreign policy. Tough guys, they would like everyone to know, don’t do democracy. The point is well taken. But these are not tough guys. ... Read More