Columnists and politicians decrying the decline of the West can't seem to define what it is they're defending. The entire concept was developed for a very particular historical moment.
For John Kiriakou—as well as several of his American colleagues across the political spectrum—working for a Russian radio network is where he feels most free.
Don't congratulate the administration on avoiding Russian retaliation. The humanitarian crisis in Syria remains, and the real collision course here is between Israel and Iran.
By staying silent as Russian diplomats were expelled from 24 countries this week, President Trump has undermined the work of both European allies and his own government.