If the U.S. experience in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and Syria should have told our foreign policy elites anything, it is that Washington can’t resolve distant political problems.
James Mattis’s departure highlights the broader legitimation crisis that results from American foreign policy being run without democratic accountability and against popular opinion.
Trump’s decision nips further mission creep in the bud and refocuses the national security bureaucracy on the right priorities.
The burden of proof should not be with those who seek to return American troops home after the successful vanquishing of a foe, but on those who seek to continue a conflict with no timeline or clear strategy.
The Alton Nolen case is very much worth remembering, along with all terror attacks that occur on U.S. soil, not just for the victims and their survivors but for lessons that must be learned.
The Washington Post claims we are experiencing a ‘surge’ in right-wing violence and terrorism. A closer look at the data tells a more complicated story.
‘How American Muslims learn and respond to the slippery slope of non-violent Islamism and its inherent separatism … is critical.’
After all the awareness that was raised, and the money that was collected, the end result for these women of #Bringbackourgirls was continued harassment and exploitation.
If you value human life, freedom, and progress, then you should stand with Israel—as well as with everyone else in the region who seeks genuine freedom.
President Trump’s cancellation of the Iran deal gets America back in to fight our side of it.
The Trump administration likely has a strategy in mind to change the way U.S. enemies have gotten used to thinking after eight years of President Obama.
President Trump wanted to declare victory over ISIS in Syria and go home. Well, that’s the trick, isn’t it? It turns out ‘win and go home’ rarely works.
The hearing made clear that ISIS has been destroyed and much of the credit, like it or not, should go to the Trump administration.
Protests in Iran give us a clear shot at helping take down a dangerous and oppressive dictatorship. Please, please, please, let’s not mess this up.
Unassimilated, alienated, underpaid, or unemployed young Muslim men appear to be most vulnerable to radicalization, and chain migration seems to frequently assist.
Defenders of Roy Moore should reflect that in an era of crisis we’re going to have to fall back on the strength of our values, norms, and institutions.
People who embrace extremist behavior such as terrorist acts demonstrate convincing evidence of a failure to assimilate into the culture in which they reside.
This attack marks the first significant instance in America of the kind of vehicular ISIS attacks that have become frequent in European countries.
Iranian religious fighters see the fight against ISIS as a great way to subjugate the Sunni areas of Iraq and bring them under Iran’s influence and even control.
Everyone is so distracted by the drama on the President Trump’s Twitter feed that they’re not paying attention to his crackdown on runaway regulation. Good.
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