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About Scott McConnell
Scott McConnell is a founding editor of TAC
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.
Liberals’ emphasis on identity politics at the expense of basic socio-economic fairness has driven away countless average people.
America’s foreign-policy debate will be improved without “even the liberal New Republic” holding Democrats’ feet to the neoconservative fire.
Nothing could please the Likud coalition more than to see the Palestinian cause linked to the Ferguson rioters.
After the failure of Iran negotiations and the rebirth of the Republican hawk, Hagel’s dismissal barely registers.
The father faced down the Israel lobby and paid a price; the son accommodated it. What’s the lesson for Jeb?
A major Clinton donor cavorts with racist warmonger, urges mass bombing. Will she be asked about it?
Peace with Tehran could do for Obama what war with Germany did for FDR.
Israel’s choking of the Palestinian economy is unlike anything else in the world.
The main job of Ebola “tsar” Ron Klain should be to save the White House from its own political tone-deafness.
Neither ISIS nor any of America’s fair-weather allies are worth the price of the U.S.’s deepening regional commitments.
The Washington consensus so prizes the free flow of people that it won’t even stop flights from West Africa.← Older posts Newer posts →
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