Author Archives: Doug Bandow
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.
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.← Older posts
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