Controversial and often prescient French writer Bernard-Henri Levy’s latest book, ‘The Empire and the Five Kings,’ calls on America to do a better job engaging the world and defending it from encroaching autocratic powers such Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Russia, and China.
Calls from hawks like John Bolton and others in the military for more intervention are bad for Trump’s reelection chances and even worse for the United States.
When was the last time you heard a U.S. president express hesitancy and moral qualms about the loss of innocent lives through our military interventions? Probably never.
Cyber attacks are the future of warfare. By launching one against Iran, Trump has increased the threat to Iran without plunging the United States into war.
The Western dependence on Middle Eastern energy supplies is ever diminishing. Foreign policy should reflect that strategic reality.
As both the Europeans and Democrats seek to thwart Trump’s pressure on Tehran, Obama’s deceptions demonstrate the illegitimacy of a deal that must be scrapped.
Instead of reducing the chance of conflict with Iran, a policy of ‘maximum pressure’ only increases the threat another needless U.S. war in the Middle East.
Liberals are trying to goad Trump into firing his national security advisor just when his foreign policy is showing some success. He shouldn’t give them the satisfaction.
Let’s cut through the media’s hysterics and have an honest look at Iran’s missile capabilities and political repercussions should they think of using them.
Hezbollah has diversified its income away from Iran in recent years. Now, sanctions and a cash crunch in its Iranian money supply might actually enbolden their evil activities.
It appears President Trump is cognizant of the slow drift to war with Iran, and is not very happy about it. Someone needs to remind him who is the president.
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.
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.
Senator Tom Cotton joins Ben Domenech on the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss military service, foreign policy, and the biggest issues in politics today.
Washington Post Columnist Josh Rogin joins Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the threat of China, and Trump’s Middle East foreign policy.
Cruz’s emphasis on eliminating Iranian oil waivers highlights a contentious debate brewing over how much pressure to apply on Iran’s repressive regime.
We have now reached the point where the president and his openly gay ambassador are being explicitly called racist for acting to prevent lynchings.
On this day in 1989, a fatwa ordering the murder of Salman Rushdie was announced. Are we closer or farther to the goal of free expression today?
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