Obama’s media echo chamber is hyping Iran’s bluster about U.S. sanctions. But their insistence that the only options are appeasement or war offers a false choice.
The lessons we can learn from Black Hawk Down and the Battle of Mogadishu remain relevant today as we contemplate intervention in Venezuela.
If Washington isn’t careful, we could be a single miscalculation away from a war that would be wholly unjustified and unnecessary to U.S. security.
If mixed messaging in foreign policy is a concern, so is the tendency of Trump’s critics inside and outside the media to create public confusion over the administration’s intent regarding Iran.
While he has yet to fulfill this instinct in his foreign policy choices, Donald Trump is still more attuned to a non-interventionist America than is his prospective rival Joe Biden.
In Venezuela, cautious realism is needed instead of military intervention, which would inevitably lead to another costly nation-building endeavor.
Christine Uwizera Coleman, a Rwandan genocide survivor and naturalized U.S. citizen, speaks out about Rwanda’s continued repression and dangers.
If we hope to finally reach the day American troops can pack up their belongings and come back to their families, Washington must start viewing the war with clear eyes.
President Buhari has done little to help stabilize Nigeria, and the government continually marginalizes the northern, impoverished, half of the country.
Rather than preserving an indefinite presence that lets the region’s leaders off the hook at the expense of other priorities, the United States must bring our troops home.
Gabbard threatens the status quo and the never-ending war mentality that enriches the coffers of powerful interests. That’s exactly why she should be heard.
Neocons have lost the GOP base due to their mishandling of the United States’ foreign wars, and Trump’s presidency is only just the beginning of a necessary shift.
The United States cannot save the world by opening our borders. Its ills are too great and numerous.
Were U.S. forces not already deployed to Syria, no sane person would recommend sending in 400 U.S. troops into a complex, dangerous civil war with multiple armed actors on the ground.
U.S. troops will reportedly leave eastern Syria by April, causing heart palpitations among the usual suspects who have never seen a U.S. intervention they wanted to end.
There’s a very strong case to be made that in the long-term, Central America, for all its problems, is a lot safer and more stable because of U.S. foreign policy in the 1980s.
American men and women are still being sent to far-off lands, under-trained and under-equipped, to fight in conflicts that have little congressional oversight and little payoff for U.S. strategy.
By a 68-23 margin, the Senate decided we haven’t spilled enough blood, broken enough soldiers, or spent enough money on Afghanistan.
These failed pundits’ efforts are meant to shame President Trump into reversing his instinct to pull the United States out of Afghanistan.
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