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Selected writing

"China's Dangerous Decline," Foreign Affairs, December 19, 2022



"A Nuanced History of the Forces Shaping U.S.-Israel Relations," The New York Times Book Review, August 26, 2022

"America’s Uncertain Role in the World After 9/11," The New York Times Book Review, Sept. 5, 2021

"Why Biden Can't End Israel's War with Hamas," Foreign Policy, May 19, 2021

"Biden Was Right: America is Back," Foreign Policy, Feb. 23, 2021

"The Most Serious Security Risk Facing the United States," The New York Times, Feb. 9, 2021

"The Global Vaccine Rollout Is Failing—and That Puts Everyone, Everywhere, In Danger," Foreign Policy, Jan. 28, 2021


"Can Biden End America’s Forever Wars?Foreign Policy, Nov. 19, 2020

"China's Great Leap Backward," Foreign Policy, Oct. 15, 2018

"Canada's Ruthlessly Smart Immigration Policy," The New York Times, June 28, 2017

"The Envoy: A Conversation with John Kerry," Foreign Affairs, Nov/Dec 2016

"How Mexico's President May Have Rescued His Country," The Washington Post, Oct. 14, 2016

"How Canada Got Its Immigration System Right," The Wall St. Journal, Sept. 16, 2016 

"Syria's President Speaks: A Conversation with Bashar al-Assad," Foreign Affairs, March/April 2015


"Opening Indonesia: A Conversation with Joko Widowo," Foreign Affairs, Nov/Dec 2014

"Rebooting Rwanda: A Conversation With Paul Kagame," Foreign AffairsMay/June 2014

"A Pact for Progress: A Conversation with Enrique Peña Nieto," Foreign Affairs, Jan/Feb 2014

"The Best Reason to Bet on America," The New York Times, Oct. 8, 2013

"Japan is Back: A Conversation with Shinzo Abe," Foreign Affairs, July/Aug 2013

"Beijing's Brand Ambassador: A Conversation With Cui Tiankai," Foreign Affairs, July/Aug 2013

"Asian Tensions and the Problem of History," The New York Times, May 24, 2013

"Barak's Last Battle: An Israeli Lion in Winter," Foreign Affairs, Jan/Feb 2013

"The Perils of Piecemeal Intervention," The New York Times, March 8, 2012

"Why Israel Should Withdraw from the West Bank—Now," The Atlantic, August 2, 2012

"Around the World in a Private Suite," Newsweek, March 18, 2010

"In Defense of Eating Well," Newsweek, May 29, 2009

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