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Pompeo’s Bad Diplomacy

What stands out most in the few months that Pompeo has been at State is that he has told obvious whoppers to the public and Congress about important foreign policy issues.

Posted October 8th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump’s betrayal of American and European diplomacy. Daniel DePetris criticizes the president’s …

Posted May 18th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Saudis tell more lies about Yemen. Stephen Snyder reports on the …

Posted April 27th, 2018

The Jackson Debacle

Jackson had no business running a major government department and should never have been considered, much less nominated, for the job.

Posted April 26th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How unwanted wars begin. Robert Jervis and Mira Rapp-Hooper explain how misperception …

Posted April 6th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

John Bolton’s history of tirades and dirty tricks. Daniel DePetris reviews Bolton’s …

Posted March 30th, 2018

The Dreadful Return of Romney

Utah would be be better represented by a local politician, and it would also be better-served by someone who hasn’t made a political career out of being an opportunistic fraud.

Posted February 15th, 2018

Pence’s Missed Opportunity in South Korea

Contradicting a high-profile allied initiative while Pence was on a visit to their country isn’t just bad form. It is diplomatic ineptitude.

Posted February 12th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump’s National Defense Strategy has the Pentagon popping champagne. Andrew Bacevich dissects …

Posted January 26th, 2018

It’s Time to Face Reality on North Korea

The U.S. has learned to accept and deter far more dangerous nuclear-weapons states than North Korea.

Posted November 22nd, 2017

Why Doesn’t Tillerson Quit?

It is difficult to see what he hopes to accomplish by sticking around.

Posted October 4th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Foreign policy realists hit nerve with establishment elite. Andrew Bacevich responds to …

Posted September 22nd, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

War in Yemen a bonanza for U.S. and U.K. arms merchants. Michael …

Posted August 25th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Memo for McMaster. Andrew Bacevich offers Trump’s National Security Advisor some suggestions …

Posted April 14th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The never-ending war in Afghanistan. Andrew Bacevich comments on America’s longest war …

Posted March 17th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump and the six-trillion-dollar question. Andrew Bacevich responds to Trump’s address to …

Posted March 3rd, 2017

Report: Elliott Abrams Will Be Deputy Secretary of State

Bolton won’t be getting the job after all, but in his place will be someone with an equally awful foreign policy record and similarly warped judgment.

Posted February 4th, 2017