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Since When Is Our Secretary of State a Threat?

Since When Is Our Secretary of State a Threat?

07.24.2014
To hear the State Department tell it, the fact that our Secretary of State was forced to go through a metal detector before being allowed...
Six Year Blues

Six Year Blues

07.24.2014
Mr. President, for too long your approach to foreign policy has been reactive, not proactive. It feels like we're always playing catch-up....
Bob Gates Worries U.S. Is 'Disengaging' From The World

Bob Gates Worries U.S. Is 'Disengaging' From The World

07.24.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he worries there is a perception of the United States "disengaging" from...
A Terrorist by Any Other Name?

A Terrorist by Any Other Name?

07.23.2014
As we dig into our vocabularies to express our outrage, sadness, and fear, we must bear in mind the consequences of how we conduct our...
Why The World Is Spinning Into Crisis Everywhere

Why The World Is Spinning Into Crisis Everywhere

Howard Fineman  07.23.2014
WASHINGTON -- Israel vs. Hamas. Ukraine vs. Russia. Unaccompanied minors at the Texas border. Syria in flames, with a militant “caliphate”...

America Needs to Change Its Failed Iraq-Iran Policy

07.18.2014
Preaching democratic values while engaging in supporting undemocratic and repressive regimes has never enhanced American credibility, and...

This #17July, Invest in International Criminal Justice Because #JusticeMatters

07.17.2014
July 17 marks International Criminal Justice Day, when the international community reflects on its collective effort to end impunity for...

Period of Adjustment

07.16.2014
It's true: we don't have a rough-rider President à la Theodore Roosevelt. It's also true that we do have a President who does special...
BRICS: To Dismiss or Not to Dismiss?

BRICS: To Dismiss or Not to Dismiss?

07.15.2014
Will BRICS (read mainly Chinese) financing for developing world infrastructure require environmental conditions on potential projects?...

The Fatal Label: Reducing Hamas in Gaza to "Terrorists"

07.15.2014
Why was this a mistake? The reason is that it is reductive to the point of inaccuracy and has therefore prevented the Israeli security...
America's Tragic Turn in Germany and Japan

America's Tragic Turn in Germany and Japan

07.15.2014
It's taken a long time for Germany and Japan to recover from the Second World War. After enduring the indignity of military occupation,...
Japan And U.S. Navies Are Getting Along At RIMPAC

Japan And U.S. Navies Are Getting Along At RIMPAC

07.14.2014
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S-Japan naval cooperation is deepening, top U.S. and Japanese admirals said Monday as they met on the sidelines...
Rick Perry Wrongly Smears Rand Paul On Foreign Policy

Rick Perry Wrongly Smears Rand Paul On Foreign Policy

07.14.2014
The United States should return to its traditional foreign policy, established by the nation's founders and followed for most of the nation's...
An Exceptional Decline for the Exceptional Country?

An Exceptional Decline for the Exceptional Country?

07.14.2014
Today, the U.S. looks less like a functioning and effective empire than an imperial basket case, unable to bring its massive power to bear...