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Report: Elliott Abrams Will Be Deputy Secretary of State

Bolton won’t be getting the job after all, but in his place will be someone with an equally awful foreign policy record and similarly warped judgment.

Posted February 4th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

U.S.-Iranian relations could spiral out of control. Daniel DePetris considers how an …

Posted January 27th, 2017

Attacking North Korea Would Be a Disaster

It would be the perfect example of a short-sighted, counterproductive, and irresponsible use of force.

Posted January 9th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Pulling back now won’t absolve American involvement in Yemen. Trevor Thrall criticizes …

Posted December 30th, 2016

The Folly of Arming Ukraine Revisited

No U.S. interests are served by taking sides in this conflict, and the U.S. has no obligation to take sides.

Posted December 21st, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Despite famine crisis, wheat imports into Yemen are halted. Reuters reports on …

Posted December 16th, 2016

Trump, Gottemoeller, and U.S.-Russia Relations

There doesn’t seem to be any advantage gained in trying to force Gottemoeller out.

Posted December 16th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Military options are not the same as solutions. Charles Peña explains why …

Posted November 4th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Rise of the American mercenary. Kelley Vlahos reports on the extensive role …

Posted October 28th, 2016

The Senate Overrides Obama’s JASTA Veto

The contrast with last week’s debate over the latest arms sale to the Saudis could hardly be greater.

Posted September 28th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

One woman’s lonely struggle against famine in Yemen. Nawal al-Maghafi reports on …

Posted September 23rd, 2016

Kaine and the Illegal War on ISIS

Kaine has been one of the few members of Congress to challenge presidential authority to bomb ISIS targets

Posted August 8th, 2016

The Latest Tiresome Tantrum from Iran Hawks

This has been yet another tiresome episode of watching Iran hawks throw a fit over nothing.

Posted August 5th, 2016

Kaine’s Poor Foreign Policy Record

Kaine backed the Saudi-led war on Yemen from the start.

Posted July 25th, 2016

The Folly of Arming Ukraine and the GOP Platform

The Trump campaign rejected one of the more thoughtless and irresponsible foreign policy proposals out there right now.

Posted July 18th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Fallujah in ruins. Kelley Vlahos reports on the aftermath of the expulsion …

Posted July 15th, 2016

The Indefensible U.S.-Backed War on Yemen Continues

Half of the civilian population is at serious risk of starvation, and that is mostly due to the Saudi-led, U.S.-backed intervention and blockade.

Posted July 13th, 2016