What’s behind the right’s embarrassing reaction to a Times report on chemical weapons in Iraq?
Republican hawks are getting reinforcements and gaining ground—and not just because of ISIS.
Can the Kentucky senator go beyond his libertarian father’s achievement—or is he doomed to sell out?
The Constitution is clear on war powers, and yet Congress may not weigh in until next year.
How open-ended authorizations of force undermine congressional war powers.
The Texas senator’s crude view of the Mideast unites extremists against America’s interests.
A response to Commentary‘s Seth Mandel
Too many hawks want to limit Republicans’ choices to neoconservatism or “isolationism.” Prudent conservatives know better.
The party of Hillary Clinton still has a few opponents of the surveillance state—but can they win?
The rise of the Islamic State is upending U.S. policy toward Syria and Iran as hawks push for a wider war.
Remember how the hawks sold the war in 2003—and why Dick Cheney opposed going to Baghdad in ’91.
As bombs drop again, revisiting a decade of foreign-policy disasters becomes a matter of life or death.
Libertarian politics are on the rise in Michigan. Here’s what to watch for on Tuesday.
From involving economic conservatives to introducing evangelicals to just war theory, this is how it starts.
The GOP now admits the Iraq War was a mistake. So why is Rand Paul virtually alone in proposing a new approach to world affairs?
The Michigan Republican who challenged the NSA faces “the ugliest House primary of the cycle.”
Is the Kentucky senator sending mixed signals on Mideast peace?
The desperate tactic that saved Thad Cochran may haunt the GOP leadership.
The GOP can’t escape the grip of big government, even in its own votes.