Category Archives: Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs: U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren- ‘A Foreign Policy For All

Source:The New Democrat From Senator Elizabeth Warren Foreign Affairs Magazine “ENDING ENDLESS WAR A foreign policy that works for all Americans must also be driven by honest assessments of the full costs and risks associated with going to war. All three … Continue reading

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The National Interest: Opinion: Daniel R. DePetris- 10 Questions to Ask Before Intervening in Libya Again

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The National Interest Blog: Opinion: Daniel R. DePetris- 10 Questions to Ask Before Intervening in Libya Again It’s not that intervening in Libya in 2011 was the wrong decision. The … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: John Nichols- President Obama Is Right- This Unauthorized War Needs to Be Debated by Congress

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The Nation: Opinion: John Nichols- President Obama Is Right- This Unauthorized War Needs to Be Debated by Congress I believe the only impressive point that President Obama made in his … Continue reading

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Notes on Liberty: Brandon Christensen- From The Comments: A Libertarian Solution to DAESH (ISIS/ISIL) and The Civil War in Syria

Source: Notes on Liberty: Brandon Christenson- From The Comments: A Libertarian Solution to DAESH (ISIS/ISIL) and The Civil War in Syria An interesting idea to dealing with ISIS and the Syrian Civil War. But I gotta tell you its a … Continue reading

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The National Interest: Robert Farley: ‘What If America Had ‘Eliminated’ Saddam Hussein?’

Source:The National Interest– American fighter jets. Source:The New Democrat “In the early days of the air campaign of the 1991 Gulf War, the United States undertook a concerted effort to track and strike Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. The effort was … Continue reading

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The American Conservative: Tom Switzer- ‘Dean of the Realists’

Source:The American Conservative– “Owen Harries/ photo courtesy of the Lowery Institute.” From TAC. Source:The New Democrat “When the first issue of The National Interest was published in 1985, its editor, Owen Harries, proclaimed an affinity between realpolitik and conservatism. By … Continue reading

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The National Interest: Opinion: Peter Harris: Losing the International Order: Westphalia, Liberalism and Current World Crises

Source: The National Interest: Opinion: Peter Harris: Losing the International Order: Westphalia, Liberalism and Current World Crises To put it mildly the world is a lot more complicated now and the developed world which is mostly in the West is … Continue reading

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The National Interest: Opinion- Christopher A. Preble- Expecting More from Our Allies: Why U.S. Foreign Policy Needs a Reboot

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat You can’t be both a Neoconservative who wants America to police the world mostly if not completely by ourselves and be a fiscal Conservative who puts real limits on what … Continue reading

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Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy: Time For a Coalition of The Able and Willing to Destroy ISIS

Source: Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy For anyone to say that this is just about revenge for what happened in Paris and that I and others are scared that this could happen in Washington, … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: Laila Lalami: To Defeat ISIS, We Must Call Both Western and Muslim Leaders to Account

Source: The Nation: Opinion: Laila Lalami: To Defeat ISIS, We Must Call Both Western and Muslim Leaders to Account I watched Senator John McCain, whose not exactly amateur when it comes to national security and foreign policy experience and knowledge, … Continue reading

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