In a recent interview, Obama’s former national security advisor Ben Rhodes reveals he doesn’t understand the decline of American power.
Over the course of the lengthy hearing, his testimony painted a coherent picture of what a Rex Tillerson-style American foreign policy might look like.
The Islamic State has become the most prominent terrorist organization in the world—and Obama’s ‘lead from behind’ tactics have made things worse.
As we close out the year and prepare for the incoming Trump administration, here are the top ten foreign policy developments of 2016 that will set the scene for 2017.
A conservative approach toward the Middle East today should not be a choice between the two extremes of isolationism or global policing.
The U.S. has spent billions in training and support for Syrian rebels—the same rebels now willing to work with the terrorists responsible for 9/11.
The United Nations operates on a failed theory of diplomacy that gives your opponent the benefit of the doubt that he wants the same thing as you. Another word for it is naïveté.
America faces an international order that’s unstable and in disarray. If Trump doesn’t act to restore that order, we may soon find ourselves in another war.
Christians in Syria face religious persecution and even genocide. How should we respond to their plight? One refugee gives a nuanced perspective.
Russia is resurrecting Soviet-era tactics and moving, with allies like Iran, to change the international order, and we’re still acting like they’re our partners in places like Syria.
Americans need to know whether Hillary Clinton and Thomas Pickering put America’s interests first, or those of Russia and Iran.
Italian mobsters appear to be trading weapons from Russian criminals to ISIS in exchange for antiquities looted from Syria and Lebanon. This contradicts ISIS’s pretense of religious purity.
From his disastrous ‘red line’ in Syria to the Iran Deal, President Obama has implemented a spineless foreign policy. Today, we see its consequences.
Federalist senior contributor Bethany Mandel joined John Stossel on the Fox Business Network last Friday to explain why she won’t be voting for Gary Johnson.
António Guterres is passionate about helping refugees. But will he acknowledge the violence causing our refugee crisis in the first place?
‘We are not safe in Iraq while Daesh (ISIS) is in control. We have no future, no work, no belongings,’ says an Iraqi genocide survivor.
Surveying the foreign policy looming landscape, it’s not at all clear that either of the two frontrunners are up to the task.
‘My name is Islamic soldier. . . You have to tell America to stop bombing Syria and Iraq.’
Gary Johnson flubbed a question about Aleppo, Syria’s largest city. The New York Times flubbed its correction of Johnson. Twice.
Say what you will about Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, but at least they are good at pretending they know things.
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