A offensive-oriented cyber warfare strategy is reckless.
The CIA should not have free rein with a tactic that could implicate the United States in a new war—in the worst-case scenario, nuclear conflict with Russia or China.
The hostile relations Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Senator Josh Hawley advocate are risky at best, built on a misunderstanding of U.S. interests and more likely to do us harm than good.
Any policy of holding Beijing accountable should go beyond political theater, be realistically achievable and not—to borrow a recent favorite phrase of President Donald Trump's—make the cure worse than the problem.
The risk isn't that Tehran could defeat the U.S. in a conventional military conquest but that it could bleed us dry with our largest, costliest forever war yet.
Anti-Chinese propaganda and economic punishments might feel cathartic in a frightening time, but lawmakers need to focus on what is actually in U.S. interests.
The European self-reliance French President Emmanuel Macron is advocating should be encouraged and embraced—for the sake of Europe and the United States alike.