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Archived Since:June 16, 2009

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Graham vs. Rubio

Rubio is being built up as the Great Hawkish Hope.

The Jeb Bush Fantasy

Even in Florida there is not much support for Jeb Bush's pursuit of the presidency.

The War Against ISIS Isn’t an Electoral Ploy

Politicians don't get "khaki" election results by starting wars with no end in sight.

National Unity and Foreign Wars

The last time that the public offered broad, uncritical support to U.S. foreign wars, their trust was betrayed and the country was much worse off because of it.

Why We Shouldn’t Call Hong Kong Protests a Revolution

It makes the mistake of feeding the paranoia and alarmism of the regime that the protesters are facing.

A Short-Lived Republican Senate Majority

The GOP may briefly enjoy the senatorial perks of majority, but 2016 will return them to their current listless status quo.

Bacevich on the War Against ISIS

Not only is this particular intervention unwise, but it relies on the flawed assumptions of decades of misguided U.S. policy.

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

What’s wrong with Hong Kong. Nicholas Bequelin reviews some of the city’s …

Pragmatists and Ideologues

Ideologues are usually incapable of understanding how everyone else looks at the world.

Lindsey Graham: The Embodiment of Everything Wrong with the GOP

He is the walking reminder of why most Americans shouldn't trust Republicans to conduct foreign policy.

Obama and the War on ISIS

Obama has yielded to the consensus in Washington as he has done so often before.

Turkey and the War Against ISIS

If Turkish participation is contingent on expanding the war to include attacks on the Syrian regime, it would be better to do without such "help."

The Foreign Policy “Debate” That Isn’t

The campaign trail this year features a combination of mindless consensus and a heavy dose of ignorant fear-mongering

Why “Speaking Out” About Foreign Protests Is So Often a Mistake

At its worst, it is an exercise in using a foreign political movement to make a point about how important they think the U.S. is to the rest of the world.

Why the U.S. Should Stay Quiet About Hong Kong

There are few governments less likely to respond well to U.S. statements about its internal affairs than the Chinese government.

Obama’s Careless Rhetoric and U.S. “Indispensability”

Obama and other U.S. officials need to get out of the habit of issuing ultimatums in their public statements.

Public Opinion and the War Against ISIS

Far from being "in love" with war, the public has been whipped into a panic about a vastly exaggerated threat by irresponsible fear-mongers.

Another Foreign Protest, Another Pointless Demand That the U.S. “Speak Out”

At best, "speaking out" about Hong Kong protests would be a vain gesture, and at worst it could do real harm to the protesters and their cause.

Most Americans Aren’t Hawks

Most Americans don't identify as hawks, and even more of them don't want a global "leadership" role for the U.S.

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