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Obama Chooses Marine General As New Joint Chiefs Chairman

Obama Chooses Marine General As New Joint Chiefs Chairman

Reuters  05. 4.2015
WASHINGTON, May 4 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will nominate the U.S. Marine Corps' top general, Joseph Dunford, to become the next...
Do Sanctions Work?

Do Sanctions Work?

Daniel Wagner  05. 4.2015
Economic sanctions have long been used as a foreign policy tool, sometimes perceived as the tool of choice for nations where diplomacy...
A Broken American System and the Death of the American Dream

A Broken American System and the Death of the American Dream

David Oualaalou  05. 3.2015
For all the frantic, often chaotic political engagement swirling about us these days involving taxes, gun rights, religious liberty and...
American Think Tanks and Foundations Manipulate German Politics, Claims Whistleblower

American Think Tanks and Foundations Manipulate German Politics, Claims Whistleblower

Till Bruckner  04.30.2015
As American pundits are discussing the Clinton Cash affair and worrying about possible undue foreign influence on U.S. foreign policy via...
Wishful-Thinking Foreign Policy

Wishful-Thinking Foreign Policy

Leon T. Hadar  04.29.2015
While Realpolitik arguments, in particular the argument for the need to co-opt Iran into a stable balance-of-power system in the Middle...
Europe's Map Is Redrawn As Azerbaijan Goes East

Europe's Map Is Redrawn As Azerbaijan Goes East

Till Bruckner  04.26.2015
Goodbye, Azerbajian. It would be dishonest to say that we Europeans will miss you; few people over here will even notice that you've left....
Middle East Continues to Dominate U.S. Foreign Policy, but Our Strategy in Region Remains Largely Unclear

Middle East Continues to Dominate U.S. Foreign Policy, but Our Strategy in Region Remains Largely Unclear

Lee H. Hamilton  04.24.2015
The need is to reexamine what the clear, compelling U.S. vital interests are in the Arab World. These countries will have instability,...
Understanding The Deadly Rise In Mediterranean Migration

Understanding The Deadly Rise In Mediterranean Migration

Κατερίνα Πρίφτη  04.24.2015
A few years ago, a photograph of a notorious mafia member hung in the office of the Hellenic Coast Guard Security Department. Next to it...

Leveraging Sanctions with Iran

Matthew RJ Brodsky  04.23.2015
Absent a credible military threat, there is no reason to believe that Iran will come clean regarding its nuclear program if Washington...
Hillary the Hawk

Hillary the Hawk

Medea Benjamin  04.22.2015
As commander-in-chief, there's no reason to believe Hillary would be any less a hawk than she was as the senator who backed George W. Bush's...
What Shinzo Abe Wants From Washington -- And Why He Shouldn't Get It

What Shinzo Abe Wants From Washington -- And Why He Shouldn't Get It

Bruce Ackerman  04.22.2015
Since taking office in 2012, Shinzo Abe has been trying to repudiate Article Nine of his country's constitution. But the more he tries,...
China: 1; U.S.: 0. Don't Let the Asia Pivot Turn Into the Asia Peeve

China: 1; U.S.: 0. Don't Let the Asia Pivot Turn Into the Asia Peeve

Bhaskar Chakravorti  04.22.2015
No doubt there has been much for the U.S. to focus on elsewhere in the world recently, from Russia to Iran. But in past weeks, it seems...
Carpe Diem, North America!

Carpe Diem, North America!

Mack McLarty  04.21.2015
The meeting between President Obama and Raul Castro can be seen as emblematic of a new philosophy governing relations among nations of...
Sheldon Adelson or James Baker? Who Should Drive GOP Foreign Policy?

Sheldon Adelson or James Baker? Who Should Drive GOP Foreign Policy?

David Paul  04.21.2015
Perhaps nothing epitomizes the state of affairs in the Republican Party today more than the estrangement of James Baker from the Republican...