Author Archives: Ted Galen Carpenter

Jeff Sessions Is Rip Van Winkle on Drug Policy

Intensified enforcement of marijuana prohibition would be a tragedy.

Was Trump’s Threat to Prosecute Hillary a Dictatorial Impulse?

Democracies do occasionally put high-profile leaders on trial.

Washington Still Can’t Pick Foreign Clients

As Afghanistan’s corrupt president, Hamid Karzai, slinks away into retirement and Iraq’s hapless …

Congress Cries War

When hawks roost on Capitol Hill, even Canada isn’t safe.

Enlisting America

The president would like everyone to salute and obey.

How the Mideast Was Lost

Neither dictatorship nor democracy guarantees America’s interests.

America Alone

What ever happened to the Coalition of the Willing? By Ted Galen …

New War Order

How Panama set the course for post-Cold War foreign policy

United Colors of Democracy

That revolution looks great on you

United Colors of Democracy

That revolution looks great on you

What Russia Wants

Moscow is not bent on world domination, just regional influence.