State of the Union

Posts in category “Foreign policy”

Boycotting the Arts and Academia

The Russians are withdrawing. Not from Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, but from …

Posted April 23rd, 2014

Nationalism, Not NATO, Is Our Great Ally

With Vladimir Putin having bloodlessly annexed Crimea and hinting that his army …

Posted April 22nd, 2014

Americans Don’t See Ukraine as Their Cause

When Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Empire an “evil empire,” the phrase …

Posted April 18th, 2014

Give Kerry a B for Effort

Is John Kerry’s effort to negotiate an Israeli-Palestinian “framework” for peace (i.e. …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Filling Ideology’s Absence

On our TV talk shows and op-ed pages, and in our think …

Posted April 15th, 2014

Ukraine Learns the Problem With Revolutions

When the old order begins to fall apart, many of the vociferous …

Posted April 11th, 2014

Reagan’s Lessons for Dealing with Russia

President Reagan was holding a meeting in the Cabinet Room on March …

Posted April 11th, 2014

Ted Cruz and America’s “Nakba”

Avenging the the Iran hostage crisis is the latest excuse for sabotaging negotiations.

Posted April 9th, 2014

Jeb Bush Follows in His Brother’s Footsteps

Still to be thoroughly digested is last weekend’s spectacle of several prominent …

Posted April 3rd, 2014

Sheldon Adelson, Iran, and the GOP

For four days ending Sunday, a quartet of presidential hopefuls trooped to …

Posted April 1st, 2014

Huawei Builds China’s Own Internet “Home-Field Advantage”

Last weekend, the New York Times and Der Spiegel reported that the NSA has been …

Posted March 31st, 2014

Obama’s Very Bad Brussels Speech

At a moment in need of sound policy, the president gave smug rhetoric.

Posted March 28th, 2014

Putin and the Soviet Shipwreck

To understand the Russian leader, we must recall the history he’s lived through.

Posted March 28th, 2014

Europe’s Bonds Begin to Fade

A week ago, in the St. George’s Hall in the Kremlin, Russia’s …

Posted March 25th, 2014

America’s Overextended War Guarantees

Sweeping through Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania this week, Joe Biden reassured all …

Posted March 21st, 2014

Russia’s Blunder Needs a Realist’s Response

It is amazing to find the Obama administration, the old George W. …

Posted March 21st, 2014

Rand Paul and Ted Cruz: The Breakup That Wasn’t

The recent war of words over foreign policy between senators Rand Paul …

Posted March 20th, 2014