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Tom Nichols

Tom Nichols is the author of "The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters."

Only Putin Knows What Happens Next

He alone can make the choice to bring Europe back from the brink of a major war.


Trump Could Still Start a Last-Ditch War With Iran

A final grand distraction before the president is forced to relinquish his office is a real danger that deserves serious attention.


Iran’s Smart Strategy

The Iranians chose neither to fold nor to fight. It is not clear at this point who was more deterred by whom.


If This Isn’t Impeachable, Nothing Is​​​​​​​

Trump reportedly pressured a foreign government for help against a potential electoral opponent.


Trump Escalates His Assault on Civil-Military Relations

The president’s public disparagement of retired generals compounds the damage he has done.