Author Archives: Doug Bandow
Emmanuel Macron’s suggestion is actually a good one, even if it wasn’t made for all the right reasons.
In defending the Palestinians, candidates like Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez are grabbing the third rail.
Rather than bashing smaller nations for recognizing the PRC, as we do, we should carefully assess our interests in East Asia.
They led Europe’s liberation from communism. This month, the anniversary of their revolution, we would be wise to remember.
China and America seem destined to clash in the 21st century. But that doesn’t mean they have to.
And the Taliban are in their strongest position in just that many years.
The State Department continues its role as Macedonia’s cheerleader, treating membership as a form of charity.
Kim has expressed his desire for contact with Americans. The Trump administration should give it to him.
They’ve always been ineffective. What’s different now is that they’re threatening to undermine American strength.
Yet we’re still there, threatening Assad as though we won the war.
The media-savvy senator has no heir apparent.
Three church bells were pilfered during our horrible war there. But politicians and the military refuse to give them back.
From farm subsidies to the Export-Import Bank, special interest feeding frenzies are still the norm throughout government.
Bomb, invade, occupy a country, and watch it flourish?
We seem obsessed with collecting them, even though they’re far more of a burden than any online acquaintance.
Proliferation is a good thing if it means relieving some of America’s numerous security guarantees.
Doubling down on Washington’s manifestly failed Mideast strategy.
His advisors apparently believe that reliable actors are waiting in the wings. Haven’t we heard that before?
Macedonia is the latest nation invited into the alliance, but how does that enhance America’s (or Europe’s) security?
The green-on-blue killing of an American soldier is just the latest indication that this war has failed.← Older posts
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