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Reihan Salam

Executive editor of National Review

Reihan Salam is a contributing editor at The Atlantic and the executive editor of National Review.

Democrats Are Wrong About Defense Spending

The need for investment is only likely to grow in the coming years.


Will America Shape Its Grand Strategy Around China or Russia?

The debate doesn’t just have consequences for U.S. foreign policy—it will define the next decades of domestic affairs as well.


The Coming Split in NATO

Trump wants our European allies to build their military strength. What will it look like if they do?


John Bolton Is Misunderstood

The actual track record of Trump’s next national-security adviser offers cause for cautious optimism.