Derek Chollet

Recent Posts

The Last Foreign-Policy President

George H. W. Bush's four years in office presented challenges as complex and as numerous on the international stage as faced by any president in American history over the course of the entire administration.

McCain's Choice

Neoconservatives and realists are battling to set the GOP’s foreign-policy agenda—and the future of American diplomacy hangs in the balance.

Derek CholletJames M. Goldgeier

A Realist Symposium: Partisans Reviewed

Responding to Dimitri K. Simes’s assertion that we aren’t having a real debate over foreign policy, Derek Chollet argues the Democrats are providing genuine alternatives; Grover G. Norquist looks at the structural reasons inhibiting both parties f

Derek CholletGrover G. NorquistDov S. ZakheimDimitri K. Simes

UN, Rediscovered

The UN is flawed, but the United States can learn to use it better—as long as we hold reasonable expectations.

Derek Chollet