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Posts in category “Foreign policy”

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

Will Global Wilsonians Take Us to War?

While the neocons have rendered themselves ridiculous by either acting like petulant …

Posted July 16th, 2014

A Crucial Question for Reformicons

All things being equal, I should be fan of Yuval Levin. I …

Posted July 8th, 2014

Mitt Romney Was Wrong All Along

Further evidence that the Republican Party still ought not to be trusted …

Posted July 7th, 2014

Gangs Bust the False Dichotomies of the Child Migration Crisis

The ongoing Central American child migrant crisis gained the national spotlight last week when the …

Posted July 7th, 2014

Congress Can Stop Obama’s Ramp Up to War

Barack Obama has asked Congress for $500 million to train and arm …

Posted July 1st, 2014

The Chinese Embassy’s Embarrassing New Address

Chinese dissident and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo has a habit of …

Posted June 30th, 2014

New Internationalism: Reax

Last week we convened some of the most significant thinkers in the …

Posted June 27th, 2014

Make Obama Go to Congress for More War in Iraq

Intervening against ISIS without permission would be a costly and unconstitutional mistake.

Posted June 24th, 2014

Bombs Can’t Save Iraq

The panic that engulfed this capital after the fall of Mosul, when …

Posted June 20th, 2014

“Moral Clarity” on Iraq

A critical moment of the TAC-sponsored New Internationalism conference occurred when Daniel …

Posted June 19th, 2014

ISIS Poses No Existential Threat to America

As the Islamic warriors of ISIS rolled down the road from Mosul, …

Posted June 17th, 2014

Live Blog and Open Thread: The New Internationalism

Note: The conference is now over. Check back again soon for a …

Posted June 17th, 2014

ISIS May Expel Iraq’s Christians for Good

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, ISIS, has recently overtaken the …

Posted June 13th, 2014

Eric Cantor’s Defeat Is Also Netanyahu’s

Of course it isn’t yet clear what Eric Cantor’s stunning and decisive …

Posted June 12th, 2014