Trump criticized the Iraq and Libya interventions, opposed confrontation with Russia, and, even more strikingly, denounced "war and aggression" in his recent foreign policy address. He also criticized multiple alliances which seem only to serve as conduits for U.S. aid to populous and prosperous states.
Though "Make America Great Again" sounds good, it would be a more credible slogan from someone who showed a greater understanding of what has made America a great world power to begin with.
This article originally appeared in the June 15, 2016 online edition of The Progressive.In their remarks to the nation following the Orlando massacre...
By combining independence, cautious audacity, capacity-building and consultation, ideological heterodoxy, and grasp of the spirit of the times, the Duterte administration can usher in a golden age of Philippine foreign relations. And I do personally hope that he will hire the most capable foreign policy spokespersons to ensure best possible diplomatic communication and avoid any misunderstanding.
As we watch the nightly television news or read the international section of any major newspaper or digital news, we see a world in disorder and turmoil.
Controversy persists about twenty-eight pages of the 9-11 Commission's official report that remain classified. Former U.S. Senator Bob Graham of Fl...
Clinton's biggest problem in this case is her foreign policy record. Most Americans don't want to intervene more overseas, but Clinton is not most Americans. She is the Democratic neoconservative, a veritable war queen, who backed every major conflict fought by the U.S. over the last quarter century.
BEIRUT -- Why is a group of eminent American foreign policy hands espousing a retrograde approach to Mideast foreign policy that has been tried and failed over and over again?
Over the weekend, tens of thousands turned out in Warsaw to protest the Polish government's recently-instituted policies that are hampering the work o...
If you are in the U.S. keeping up with the outrageous, bizarre and controversial things Donald Trump has said since he announced his campaign for president can feel almost like a full-time job.
Trump has shown he does not understand tact or nuance, which are vital to negotiating with powerful governments and international organizations. If he thinks he can always get his way, he will be in for a surprise--and millions of Americans would suffer for it.
On this 72nd anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion at Normandy in France during World War II, it's high time we thought about what is truly weakness versus strength in U.S. foreign policy.
Our increasingly myopic foreign policy of countering terrorism puts our nation in a precarious position and must be reevaluated. Secretary Clinton rightly pointed out that "we are not a nation that cowers behind walls."
Hillary Clinton's recent foreign policy speech was an attack on Donald Trump but was also a reminder that Clinton is a deeply flawed and worrisome candidate.
Bernie Sanders would have been Iran's top preference to become the next American president. His speeches criticizing corporations, the widening gap between rich and poor in the US, and the size of American military and its involvement around the world, were even televised on Iran's state media outlets.
Where do Clinton and Trump actually stand on foreign policy? Who would make a better commander-in-chief? (wuestenigel/Flickr) Hillary Clinton has ma...