John Mearsheimer is the Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago and one of the leading foreign policy scholars in America. Here's what he has to say to you. (Read his entire letter here.)

We need alternative media more than ever. We need a variety of first-rate outlets that invite dissent and help foster a vibrant marketplace of ideas. The reason is simple. All countries sometimes pursue foolish if not reckless policies, as the United States has demonstrated in recent years. One of the best ways to avoid disastrous policies is to have serious public debates where dissenters have free rein to speak truth to power.

This is where comes into the story. It plays a critical role in spreading the views of individuals who are bent on challenging the conventional wisdom. It is a platform for dissenters, which the United States - and the West more generally - need more than ever.

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