Realism & Restraint
From Caracas to Tehran, Trump appears to be a caretaker rather than a check on reflexive interventionism.
Obama officials reveal how relentlessly our ‘allies’ lobbied for this ill-advised regime change war.
Stephen Walt takes aim at the dysfunctional caste of privileged insiders who botch our foreign policy and then ‘fail up.’
The late Congressman spent the rest of his life committed to doing penance for his Iraq War vote.
A lot could go wrong at the Vietnam talks. But success could finally bring peace to the Korean Peninsula.
We drained all of our resources in the Middle East. Now we turn further East in search of monsters to destroy?
Despite the storm and fury, the Syria withdrawal policy is unambiguous and going forward.
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It’s been either self-serving fawning collaboration or hostile meddling. Will Venezuela be any different?
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Ahmed Chalabi’s imitators are still trying to pressure America into war with Iran.
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This week’s fatal attack was a calculated event designed to sow chaos amid American withdrawal. And the Blob is responding predictably.
Status quo supporters like the New York Times poke fun at Trump for even questioning the alliance. But who’s the fool?
Its conduct has been abrasive and aggressive, but there’s no evidence that Moscow harbors expansionist ambitions.