State of the Union

Posts in category “Foreign policy”

Congress Must Vote Before Iraq War III

Last week, we were told there were 40,000 Yazidis on Sinjar Mountain …

Posted August 15th, 2014

Hillary the Hawk: Who Will Challenge Her?

In her much-parsed interview with Jeffrey Goldberg, Hillary Clinton reveals that she believes nothing …

Posted August 13th, 2014

What Kind of Conservatives Are the Warhawks?

U.S. air strikes since Friday have opened a corridor through which tens …

Posted August 12th, 2014

Iraqi-American Christians Pray, and Protest, for Peace

As the Islamic State forces northern Iraq’s religious minorities—Christians, Shia Muslims, and …

Posted August 11th, 2014

U.S. Foreign Policy on Trial, With Daniel McCarthy & Dinesh D’Souza

TAC editor Daniel McCarthy recently debated filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza at the annual …

Posted August 8th, 2014

War in Ukraine Feeds a War of Words in the U.S.

As we mark the centenary of the Great War this month, the …

Posted August 6th, 2014

Amid the Cease-Fires, a Broken Peace Process

Following yet another ill-fated push at a settlement between Israel and the …

Posted August 5th, 2014

Washington Still Can’t Pick Foreign Clients

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

Posted August 4th, 2014

Scooter Libby & Paul Wolfowitz to Teach Iraq “Decision-Making”

When the below item first came across my inbox, I thought it …

Posted July 30th, 2014

The Pyrrhic Cost of Destroying Hamas

Those to whom evil is done/Do evil in return “States are cruel …

Posted July 30th, 2014

As Mosul’s Christians Flee, Religious Freedom Gets an Ambassador

The State Department’s annual report on International Religious Freedom paints a dark …

Posted July 29th, 2014

Can a GOP Majority Handle Foreign Policy?

With the party united, the odds are now at least even that …

Posted July 29th, 2014

Yatsenyuk’s Resignation Topples an Obama Ally in Ukraine

With the news that Arseniy Yatsenyuk tendered his resignation as Ukraine’s Prime …

Posted July 25th, 2014

Ukraine Has Never Been Worth War

In 1933, the Holodomor was playing out in Ukraine. After the “kulaks,” the …

Posted July 25th, 2014

The Dual Crisis

The two crises are distinct, but there is only one American government …

Posted July 23rd, 2014

Don’t Let the Hawks Hijack MH17

The bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie was premeditated mass murder. …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

Hawks Call for Cuts to Israel Military Aid

As Israel ramps up its ground invasion and bombing campaign against Gaza, …

Posted July 18th, 2014