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American Intervention

Iraq: Learning From Yesterday and Planning for Tomorrow

Nathan Gonzalez | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Nathan Gonzalez

Before embarking on another adventure to pacify the region, the United States must understand several basic facts that seemed to have eluded the architects of the war of 2003 -- an invasion that ultimately set Iraq up for its present dilemmas.

What Putin Wants

Patrick Stephenson | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics
Patrick Stephenson

Before his annexation of Crimea, Putin exercised much of his geopolitical influence through a menacing sort of strategic ambiguity. He could use Russian gas as a weapon one moment, then play geopolitical partner and peacemaker the next. But his seizure of Ukraine has removed all ambiguity.

Allies or Protectorates

D. Robert Worley | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics
D. Robert Worley

Which security system should we rely on in the future -- a system of alliances or a system of protectorates? For reasons beyond my grasp, questions like this aren't asked of candidates for high office.

Ron Paul Rails Against 'King Of The World' Foreign Policy

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

Retired Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) called in to Fox News on Friday, championing his well-known stance of non-interventionism to argue against getting inv...

Joshua Hersh

The Road Forward: Is Obama A Realist Or Moralist On World Stage? | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his first term, President Barack Obama went to Cairo and promised not to intervene in the affairs of other countries, let alone invad...