Sumantra Maitra is a doctoral researcher at the University of Nottingham, UK, and a senior contributor to The Federalist. His research is in great power-politics and neorealism. He also writes for Quillette, Providence Magazine, Spectator US, The Telegraph, Claremont Review of Books, International Affairs, Washington Examiner, and other publications. You can find him on Twitter @MrMaitra.
The time to formalize the Quad has come, and the United States should help Australia in that endeavour and lead the effort.
One British scientist, a severely flawed model, and a thousand braying imbeciles on social media ordering everyone to ‘have faith in science’ led to the next economic crisis.
A recent Foreign Affairs essay predictably gives the public a false binary choice, blames the current administration, and defends the foreign policy establishment.
Any tax-funded bailouts for higher ed need to be contingent upon urgent structural reforms, and a new paper from the National Association of Scholars provides the blueprint.
Bloated universities should reform or perish. One can only hope British conservatives can show the same resolve as their American counterparts in blocking any bailouts.
Instead of respecting and worshiping fragility, anxiety, and vulnerability, it is time to reconsider stoicism and fortitude.
Beijing is about to realize that when you have lost the support of both the Germans and the British, you will possibly lose the rest of Europe as well.
Foreign policy is Biden’s worst platform, and it would be negligence not to question him on the challenges of the future, for which, according to his own words, he seems woefully ill-prepared.
If this virus leads to tightening academic grants, defunding activist departments, making students more fiscally responsible, and shuttering nonessential bureaucracy in higher ed, then that’s a good thing.
The Chinese regime is a strategic adversary. To compete, we’d need allies, regardless of their culture or values, including those with very similar culture to the Chinese.
In 2020, it is even more evident that global institutions are not to be trusted. During times of actual crisis, they are not just incompetent, but also downright indifferent to tragedy.
Wuhun flu should be a wakeup call for conservatives, and bring forth a renewed appreciation of some ancient wisdom from a certain Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury.
Communist China’s leaders are afraid because they feel a parallel to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, which hardened everyone’s resolve and awakened a sleeping giant.
Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders wants to transform the United States into Scandinavia. That should fill you with skepticism.
It’s conventional wisdom that a Biden coronation and a hyper-disciplined party apparatus coalescing will bring everything back to normal in the frayed Democratic field. Not so fast.
Toby Young explains the aims of his latest project, a British version of the ACLU, but one that actually defends free speech without nonsensical transgender activism or stupid intersectional tweets.
No new wars or interventions in Iran or Venezuela, a partial drawdown from Iraq and Syria, and an Afghanistan withdrawal deal is a foreign policy record to be proud of.
The presence of Bloomberg on stage finally opened up a lot of hidden fissures. What followed was a clash of two distinct cultures within the Democratic Party.
Like a risible sequel to the everlasting Star Wars franchise, an old story is back, just in time to delegitimize the next election.
Nothing riles the cultural relativists and totalitarians more than the classical Western canon. The movement to bring back classical architecture in both Britain and the United States is long overdue.
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