Author Archives: Doug Bandow
He’s right to say other nations should start paying for our military protection.
Nothing. That should teach us most of the world’s crises are none of Washington’s business.
The Blob thinks removing our soldiers from Korea would be a catastrophe. But why?
He recognizes the folly of staying in Syria and Afghanistan forever. So why is Baghdad the exception?
From Africa to India, persecution of the faithful is becoming common and our wars have only made it worse.
Foreigners nudging America into their wars have brought us only debt and misery.
It’s time for Trump to ignore the critics, sit down with Putin, and talk turkey.
The alliance is scrambling for purpose in a changed world. Trump is right to consider leaving.
It was supposed to end World War I and usher in a new era of peace. Instead it nearly broke the West.
Newly-inaugurated Senator has been promoted to standard-bearer for the bipartisan War Party, filling in for John McCain.
The issue is not how much we invested and wasted in 17 years, but whether spending more in the future can be justified.
They’re undermining his positions and pursuing their own agendas. John Bolton should be the first to go.
A year ago, EU leaders like Emmanuel Macron were riding high. Today, not so much.
By busting Meng Wanzhou, Trump is signaling that he expects to dictate to every nation, no matter how powerful.
So give the military more money.
Either way it isn’t America’s problem. Our goal should be to bring the troops home.
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.← Older posts
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