Author Archive

Tom Nichols

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

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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.

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

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

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Trump Escalates His Assault on Civil-Military Relations

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