Realism & Restraint
At some point he’ll realize the Gulf region is a graveyard of failed ideas for collective security.
Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham are battling for the president’s ear—and Paul seems to be winning.
Yet we’re still there, threatening Assad as though we won the war.
Officials still can’t confirm there was a gas attack in April. So on what grounds do they predict a new one?
Critics who say Trump is being “soft on Russia” should be paying attention to this.
Even a superpower can’t have everything it wants. Right now Beijing is the bigger problem.
Who is more secure today, North Korea and Iran or Libya and Ukraine?
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If this sounds like the Cold War strategy of containment, it is. The military only knows one enemy: the USSR.
He ignores his role in the destruction of Yemen, yes. But why do we let him control the conversation?
Bomb, invade, occupy a country, and watch it flourish?
There is no hope of victory in the war against the Taliban today.
Both are important, but prioritizing the latter leads to needless humanitarian wars that don’t work.
History shows that a jingoistic media can whip up support for hardline policies, as Trump rightly pointed out.
But his policies are, in fact, right out of the standard GOP playbook.
Putin might be loud and disruptive, but he’s hardly the neo-Soviet menace that many Westerners see.
The Washington establishment came to their own conclusions about Russia and NATO—but this is what they missed.
Macedonia is the latest nation invited into the alliance, but how does that enhance America’s (or Europe’s) security?