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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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Gil Troy: Moynihan’s Moment- Daniel P. Moynihan’s Fight Against Zionism is Racism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Gil Troy: Moynihan’s Moment- Daniel P. Moynihan’s Fight Against Zionism is Racism I’ve never understood the New-Left’s hatred of Israel and perhaps the Jewish community in America in general. Socialists … 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 Onion: Nathan Eckert: The Iraq War Will Destabilize The Entire Mideast Region & Set Off a Global Shockwave of Anti-Americanism

Source: The Onion: Nathan Eckert: The Iraq War Will Destabilize The Entire Mideast Region & Set Off a Global Shockwave of Anti-Americanism Looking back at the Iraq War from over a twelve-year perspective it reminds me of someone who knows … Continue reading

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The White House: President Obama Addresses The United Nations General Assembly

Source: The White House: President Obama Addresses The United Nations General Assembly Assuming the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action goes into effect and the Islamic Republic of Iran has all the incentive in the world to make that happen, I … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Michael T. Klare: ‘Hard Power, Soft Power & Energy Power’

  “The debate over whether U.S. interests abroad are better served by hard power—coercive means such as military force—or soft power—less aggressive means of persuasion, such as diplomacy, economic aid, and propaganda—is perennial. Since becoming president, Barack Obama has emphasized … Continue reading

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RAND: Opinion- Christopher S. Chivvis: Libya, The Somalia on The Mediterranean?

Source: RAND Corporation: Opinion- Christopher S. Chivvis: Libya, The Somalia on The Mediterranean Unlike the War in Iraq, America and Europe went into the Libya and knocked out the Gadaffi Regime and let the Libyan rebels take over to try to … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Blog: Martin S. Indyk: A Return to The Middle Eastern Great Game

Brookings Institution: Blog: Martin S. Indyk: A Return to The Middle Eastern Great Game Support Middle Eastern dictators in the past may have worked in the past up until 1978 or so with the fall of the Shah of Iran, … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Defining Ideas: Karl W. Eikenberry: A Grand Strategy For Failed States

Hoover Institution: Defining Ideas: Karl W. Eikenberry: A Grand Strategy For Failed States Here’s my definition of a failed state. A state that can’t defend itself even against domestic threats whether the government is a good peaceful responsible government, or … Continue reading

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