Author Archives: John Glaser

China’s Monroe Doctrine—or Escalation in Asia?

What America’s Far East “pivot” and Beijing’s new Air Defense Identification Zone mean.

Obama’s Secrecy Agenda

Secret laws and secret government break the compact at the heart of our society.

Brave New War

Drones have already transformed military history.

Post-bin Laden, Keep It Real on Torture

Thomas Joscelyn at The Weekly Standard implies that U.S. interrogation techniques (torture) …

Republicans for Obama 2012

The paltry menu of downcast Republican contenders for the 2012 election has …

Jailing Advisers at Gitmo

This New Yorker piece on recent Wikileaks documents on Guantanamo brilliantly summarizes …

Selling the War

The Washington Post on Lt. Gen. David M. Rodriguez, who is being …

Exporting Tyranny through Foreign Aid

Will upheaval in the Middle East force the U.S. to rethink its …

Getting Used to War

We’ve reached a point in American history where it requires very little …

Funding Tyranny: A U.S. Prerogative

Today’s Wall Street Journal has yet another example of the profoundly hypocritical …

Af-Pak: A Losing Strategy

U.S. aggression in Afghanistan and Pakistan is fraught with harms and hitches, …

Afpak: What They’re Saying on the Ground

Anatol Lieven has an interesting piece up at the National Interest. Lieven …

How Much of Your Taxes Pay for War?

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe have devised a “cost of war” calculator for …

Demonizing Qaddafi

A New York Times article on Libya exemplifies the tendency of the …

Double Standards and Support for Terror

According to a Reuters report, a few weeks ago, President Obama “signed …

Unredeemable Thugs?

At the National Interest blog, Paul Pillar explores the – somewhat expected – musings …

The Young Right Turns to Liberty

Rancor at CPAC shows how libertarians are battling for the soul of …

March Cover Story & Special Preview of April

The cover story of the March issue of The American Conservative is …

Relying On Allied Tyranny

The consistency of American foreign policy is a thing to marvel at. …

How Egypt is Revealing What is Wrong in American Discourse

Events in Egypt have revealed something incredible about American political discourse. Most …

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