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About Scott McConnell
Scott McConnell is a founding editor of TAC
An unexpectedly exciting race sees Sanders undermining Hillary, and the GOP in tumult.
Skeptics of Mideast immigration understandably want to guard against terrorist blowback created by U.S. intervention there.
On immigration and foreign policy, the right-of-center network can be forced to promote a more sensible approach.
Clinton’s response to ISIS is to double down on neoconservative talking points.
If the Islamic State cannot be contained, a genuine international coalition must stand up.
The Islamic State is the threat to West—not Assad or Iran.
He wins by defying the GOP establishment at every turn. But will he fall into line on Iran?
The Iran deal pits the allies of Israel’s prime minister against an international consensus.
The Iron Lady was a principled friend to Israel who could have rallied conservatives to Obama’s nuclear agreement.
Will Iran deal opponents sway the American public and lawmakers?
The U.S. needs regional options beyond those Israel and Saudi Arabia approve of.
Even as Obama was making peace with Iran, the U.S. moved into conflict with Russia on the side of neo-Nazis and Islamists.
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.← Older posts Newer posts →
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