Category: War

After Trump vs. Clinton

The real battle—to redefine politics and foreign policy—only begins with the election.
Daniel McCarthy October 10, 2016

Is Rand Paul Missing His Giuliani Moment?

Why Iran is the key to Kentucky senator's future---as well as the liberty movement's.
Daniel McCarthy August 4, 2015

Help The American Conservative Win the Peace

Changing U.S. foreign policy takes a generation—and TAC is shaping the next one of conservatives.
Daniel McCarthy September 24, 2014

How Obama Learned to Love the Bomb

Air strikes were Bill Clinton's substitute for strategy. Must they be this president's crutch as well?
Daniel McCarthy September 11, 2014

‘Aleppo is nothing but hunger and Islam’

One of the few foreign journalists operating from rebel-controlled Syria, Francesca Borri, paints a picture every bit as grim…
Daniel McCarthy November 13, 2013

Obama, Kerry, Hagel: Why Antiwar Hopefuls Make War

Until noninterventionists get serious, missiles will be the practical politician's tool of choice.
Daniel McCarthy September 12, 2013

What Obama Proposes in Syria Didn’t Work for Reagan in Libya

Perhaps the best analogy for the “unbelievably small” airstrikes the Obama administration is contemplating against Syria would be Ronald…
Daniel McCarthy September 11, 2013

Will War on Syria Promote WMD Proliferation?

If Bashar Assad faces the choice of winding up like Saddam and Gaddafi or gassing his own people, what…
Daniel McCarthy September 3, 2013

Obama Makes War a Teachable Moment

When I heard Saturday morning that the president was going to give a Rose Garden address that afternoon, I…
Daniel McCarthy September 3, 2013

Bradley Manning Gets 35 Years

That’s well short of the 60 years the prosecution had asked for. As USA Today points out, “He would…
Daniel McCarthy August 21, 2013