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About Scott McConnell
Scott McConnell is a founding editor of TAC
Even as the world burns and goes bankrupt, nuclear negotiations stand out as the most urgent American foreign-policy priority.
A Catholic Bush just might be a peaceful one.
What this racial terrorist has in common with Nidal Hasan, Baruch Goldstein, and Anders Breivik—and what’s different in America.
Neoconservatives big on “toughness” would rather pick fights with Putin than address the hard law-and-order issues that founded their movement.
Is media backlash against frank discussion of increasing crime stats driven by political fear?
USA Today marvels at Israeli feats of high-tech water management, but ignores that water’s unjust distribution.
Iowa-born and Paris-based, William Pfaff (1928-2015) critiqued the U.S.’s messianic foreign policy for the disasters it would produce.
A state that can’t keep its citizens secure at Camden Yards is not going to make Ukraine safe for neoliberalism.
Restrictionist rhetoric that would be unthinkable in the U.S. has moved into mainstream European publications.
Bill Kristol and John McCain have replaced Robert Novak and Pat Buchanan in Republican foreign policy influence.
Marine Le Pen has assembled the West’s largest, most successful anti-immigration and anti-globalist party, by playing down its racist roots.
The French are more concerned with Madonna’s diplomatic overtures than Netanyahu’s occupation of the bully pulpit.
Full of hubris, Bibi fails to realize that Israel is not as popular as it once was.
In the 1956 Suez Crisis, Eisenhower recognized that America’s interests did not lie with blind and unconditional support of an ally.
If we’re going to risk armed conflict with Moscow, the underlying causes ought to be grander than Michele Flournoy’s job aspirations.
The Beltway’s blind confidence in its ability to break Russia could push Moscow into desperate measures.
Bibi has Boehner’s support—but the president has the American people’s, if he speaks out.
Billionaire activists like George Soros and Sheldon Adelson exert political influence beyond the dreams of political scientists past.
French Muslims could have hardly failed to absorb that the storied liberties of France are allocated differently.
Americans want more even-handed policies—but Congress only wants to please Bibi.← Older posts
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