Question: “What will Putin do next?” Answer: “Putin will continue to escalate. He has superior resources and options.” – The Lonely Realist Ukraine and Russia are wrestling back-and-forth in a test of resources and wills. That contest is unlikely to end in a stalemate, a ceasefire and...

“Will the Biden Administration’s border policy replace Americans with immigrants?” – The Lonely Realist A majority of Americans view the influx of immigrants at America’s southern border as an invasion. That influx of migrants, some in caravans from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Colombia...

“The Federal Reserve’s determination to reduce inflation by raising interest rates will make for an ever-stronger Dollar. A strong Dollar is good for America.” – The Lonely Realist A celebrated Wall Street maxim is that “Whatever might appear to be obvious is obviously wrong.” What seems...

A letter to the editor in response to this week's The Lonely Realist: My undergraduate major was “Government” and my specialty was American defense policy – which, at heart, amounted to game theory. It was clear that what kept America safe internationally was people and governments...