Könisberg, Germany, where Kant dreamed of perpetual peace, is now Kaliningrad, Russia, where a major military and naval buildup is shaking the security of the Baltic — and of NATO. Barry explains how and why.
Is it true that nations have no allies or enemies but only interests? Recent US-Turkish relations remind Barry of that statement by Lord Palmerston, and they bring him back, as usual, to lessons from Greece and Rome.
As Russian jets buzz an American ship and plane during NATO maneuvers in the Baltic Sea, Barry puts it into historical perspective. See his latest post on the Hoover Institution’s Military History in the News.