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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Memo for McMaster. Andrew Bacevich offers Trump’s National Security Advisor some suggestions for bringing some discipline to the administration’s chaotic and confusing foreign policy.

Doubling down on America’s misadventure in Yemen. Perry Cammack and Richard Sokolsky warn of the disastrous consequences that will follow from increased U.S. backing for the war on Yemen.

Trump’s Republican cheerleaders on Syria want more war. Daniel DePetris responds to McCain and Graham’s predictable warmongering.

D.C.’s war madness. Damon Linker chides many politicians, pundits, and other members of the foreign policy establishment for being “hopelessly, perhaps irredeemably, deluded about the role of the United States in the world.”

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Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, World Politics Review, Politico Magazine, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and was a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Lancaster, PA. Follow him on Twitter.

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