State of the Union

Posts in category “Foreign policy”

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

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