Doug Bandow

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Saving China’s Uighurs: Can Washington Do the Impossible?

Unfortunately America’s desire to redress injustice far outstrips our ability to do so.
Doug Bandow August 15, 2019

Mandatory National Service: A Bad Idea That Won’t Die

Sorry Pete Buttigieg, but government conscription is unconstitutional and poorly thought through.
Doug Bandow August 8, 2019

Time for Ukraine—and America—to Make a Deal With Russia

Could comedian-turned-President Volodymyr Zelensky be the man who finally brings peace?
Doug Bandow August 1, 2019

Time to Kick the Islamizing Turkey Out of NATO

It is unlikely that the alliance, despite being so eager for new members, would invite Turkey to join today.
Doug Bandow July 25, 2019

It’s Not Too Late for Trump to Ignore Bolton and Get Iran Right

After seven decades of failed Washington policy, he has a chance to up the ante. But will he?
Doug Bandow July 18, 2019

Going Around Trump and Xi to Save U.S.-China Relations

Individual Chinese are eager to learn and much more open to America than you'd think.
Doug Bandow July 11, 2019

Blame America Too for Our Ruptured Relations With the Chinese

Xi came in and changed the game. But some of the fault still falls on us.
Doug Bandow July 4, 2019

No One Believes the President’s War Claims Anymore

Thanks to Iraq, people remained deeply skeptical of Trump's march to war with Iran—and a good thing too.
Doug Bandow June 27, 2019