Americans were too distracted by Supreme Court rulings to worry that terrorist attacks in Tunisia and Kuwait might foreshadow an attack on the U.S. But they do beg the question: How vulnerable is the U.S. to the terrorists operating in the Middle East and North Africa? The answer: not much at all.
Russia and China have both pursued some similar revisionist strategies regarding the U.S.-backed global order. However, an effective approach to managing their combined and separate challenges must reflect not only these similarities, but also the differences in their strategies, assets and tactics.