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Archived Since:June 16, 2009

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The “Broad Coalition” That Still Doesn’t Exist

The "breadth" of this very shallow coalition isn't very meaningful.

Normal Relations with Cuba Are Long Overdue

It is fitting that the defense of such a bankrupt policy should be so weak.

The Red Herring of “Isolationism”

Most Americans aren't wrong in believing that most problems overseas are not our government's responsibility.

Stop the War Before It Gets Worse

The rebels' position is entirely understandable, but it is also another argument for bringing the intervention to an end.

The Illegal War Against ISIS (II)

The military intervention in Iraq and Syria is illegal under U.S. law.

The Supposed “Costs of Inaction”

In most cases it is impossible for "inaction" to be costlier than "action" overseas.

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Iraqi army that never was. Kelley Vlahos details how the U.S.-trained …

The UKIP Tremor

Major parties can dismiss a significant part of the electorate for only so long before it comes back to haunt them.

Why “Limited” Wars Fail

Fighting wars with insufficient means is a tacit admission that almost no one genuinely believes that these wars are necessary for U.S. security.

Turkey’s Conditions for Joining the ISIS War Are Unacceptable

Turkey is trying to use the war against ISIS to keep pursuing the misguided goal of regime change in Syria.

The Virtue of a Prolonged Nomination Battle

In an open nomination contest for the party that has been out of power for eight years, a prolonged nomination battle can be energizing and valuable.

Panetta and the Zombie “Credibility” Argument

"Credibility" is a useless concept when it comes to debating and making foreign policy decisions.

Don’t Call It a Revolution

Bestowing the "revolution" label is how Western observers express their approval, no matter how inaccurate or counterproductive such labeling may be.

The U.S. Needs to End the Latest Unnecessary War

The war against ISIS is failing to achieve its aims, but those aims are far too ambitious for the means that most Americans are willing to use.

Obama and the Escalation Trap

The U.S. doesn't need to be fighting this war.

The Folly of Fighting Both Sides in Syria (III)

John McCain and Lindsey Graham want the U.S. to fight against both …

Biden’s Gaffe and Obama’s “Broad Coalition”

There was a time not that long ago when Biden was boasting of the role that the Turks, Saudis, and others played in supporting anti-Assad forces.

How Guilting Germany Into a More Aggressive Foreign Policy Backfires

The latest attempts to demonstrate Germany's willingness to be more activist remind everyone that there is no backing for that policy at home.

The Madness of a War for Regime Change in Syria

We already know that our government has neither the wit nor the ability to establish a stable, functioning government in this part of the world.

Graham vs. Rubio

Rubio is being built up as the Great Hawkish Hope.

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