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If Walker believes what he's saying, he is endorsing an absurdly extreme version of the "credibility" argument.
Jindal and Rubio's foreign policy attacks fall flat.
There is no better deal coming on the nuclear issue. Paul Pillar …
Making the elimination of Iran's nuclear program the "centerpiece of American policy" is to doom that policy to failure.
Hard-liners prefer an Iranian nuclear program that faces no real scrutiny and has no restrictions placed upon it.
Bush's statement combines the worst sort of second-guessing with a magical belief in the power of an American military presence to forestall undesirable developments overseas.
Not one of the "allies" that Giuliani mentions is actually an ally of the United States.
Walker's CPAC remarks remind us that he has nothing substantive to say about foreign policy.
The unionist win last September may have only delayed the dissolution of the union and Scottish independence rather than preventing it all together.
All of Britain's wars over the last two decades have been wars of choice that it could have avoided.
If the U.S. never allowed any "light" between it and its allies and clients, that would mean letting those allies and clients dictate what U.S. policy ought to be.
Hawks don't want to own the deadly and sometimes disastrous consequences of their preferred policies.
Ruling out Ukraine's membership in NATO would not concede anything that hasn't already been conceded.
Many of Netanyahu's critics don't like seeing the "pro-Israel" consensus in the U.S. called into question.
Rand Paul's attempts to placate hard-liners in his party are useless.
Huckabee wants Palestinians to have their own country as long as they aren't in their own country.
Rubio now seems set on pursuing a nomination he can't get at the expense of giving up the Senate seat he won in the race against Crist.
Most Americans are understandably wary of funneling weapons into an ongoing conflict.
McCain feels shame only when the U.S. refuses to take futile action that would cause more death and destruction somewhere in the world.
Interventionists can never admit that a foreign war was wrong in principle.