Author Archives: Doug Bandow
Kiev has become a drag on Trump, but if we don’t watch out, it could turn into a geopolitical threat to everyone.
The war hawks will whine but we’ve been there long enough and must honor our commitments to Turkey.
Though the communist nation has come a long way, Xi Jinping is threatening to bring back the horror of that era.
It’s haunting how accurately our first president predicted our “foreign entanglements” with Riyadh.
The country is in deep crisis and those in Washington who made it a “project” haven’t done much good.
Despite Washington’s scheming, sanctioning, and backyard bluster, Maduro remains in power.
There is too much history here. Maybe it’s time for their longtime benefactor to step away.
As Trump talks again about pulling out, the Blob’s justifications for staying sound hollower than ever.
Our nation’s problems are caused not by a lack of territory but increasingly disjointed cultural identities. There’s only one solution.
Unfortunately America’s desire to redress injustice far outstrips our ability to do so.
Sorry Pete Buttigieg, but government conscription is unconstitutional and poorly thought through.
Could comedian-turned-President Volodymyr Zelensky be the man who finally brings peace?
It is unlikely that the alliance, despite being so eager for new members, would invite Turkey to join today.
After seven decades of failed Washington policy, he has a chance to up the ante. But will he?
Individual Chinese are eager to learn and much more open to America than you’d think.
Xi came in and changed the game. But some of the fault still falls on us.
Thanks to Iraq, people remained deeply skeptical of Trump’s march to war with Iran—and a good thing too.
Trump needs to reverse priorities and stand up to the heinous Gulf monarchies that’ve dragged us into Yemen.
Our presence there is a violation of domestic and international law that’s made a horrible civil war even worse.
Geopolitical meddling has failed in that part of the world before. Why should we try again?← Older posts
from The American Conservative