Author Archives: Doug Bandow
The choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has turned out to be no choice at all.
And raises the question of why we ever made a post-ISIS commitment to them in the first place.
The president’s temperament is first among them. Is it possible the meeting might never take place?
Germany’s chancellor knows her fourth term will be her last—and her potential successors are already jockeying for position.
Washington’s tolerance for such dictatorships undermines its criticism of Iran and other authoritarian governments.
Building their own arsenal could prove less costly than the complicated U.S. relationship.
As Germany’s main parties mull another suffocating grand coalition, the populist right is steadily gaining ground.
These poseurs of fiscal responsibility are about to drive up debt to its highest levels since World War II.
Featuring all the magical thinking that you’ve come to expect from the foreign policy establishment.
Carrying on the tradition of hubris and hypocrisy of every other modern U.N. ambassador.
Provocative U.S. military exercises in Northeast Asia aren’t helping.
Three steps toward solving the current crisis.
Isolating a weak regime won’t bring peace.
The Persian Gulf is full of expats, foreign workers, and fat cats.
Trump’s policy protects communist dictatorship
What happened to the president who promised to make Europe pay for its own defense?
The price of America’s reflexive defense of populous and prosperous allies is getting much higher.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has destroyed founder Ataturk’s secular heritage and taken his nation down an Islamist path.
A cheerleader for the U.S. as global policeman severely overestimates how much anyone—Americans or otherwise—agrees with his idea.
The purpose is not to discriminate against Islam, but to recognize the unique situation of non-Muslims in the Middle East.← Older posts
from The American Conservative