President Barak Obama has a challenge and an opportunity when he meets this week first with Saudi King Salman and then with the leaders of the six Gulf states. His challenge is to manage increasingly fundamentally diverging policy differences.
Ted Cruz, with only two years of Senate experience, has shown his amateurish grasp of foreign policy -- a significant deficit that impaired both George W. Bush and Obama when they took office. But what are we to do?
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While Trump misses no opportunity to belittle the friendly pillars of the post-World War II American-led international order, he believes that he would have a "great relationship" with Russian President Vladimir Putin, an autocrat for whom dividing the West and destroying Pax Americana appear to be paramount goals.
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Iran's foreign policy has been unique in that regard; Iranian leaders' geopolitical, ideological and regional hegemonic ambitions have been consistent since the establishment of the Islamic Republic.
Khamenei's swift method of blaming the U.S. for almost everything domestically, regionally or globally is classic and politically-driven. It does not adequately and fully address the question concerning why corporations are still reluctant to do business with Iran.
We must work harder here at home at getting our own economic and political house in order for the rest of the world to emulate. Only then will America reflect its true promise -- of life, liberty and justice for all -- and have a real chance at fostering peace around the world.
To many Americans, then, North Korea seems an appalling place. But they regard it as distant, backward and relatively harmless. They are wrong.
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There is much about Donald Trump that deserves to be criticized. On foreign policy, however, his at times unsophisticated formulations reflect far greater common sense than possessed by his political opponents and establishment critics.
The Justice Department and federal prosecutors have portrayed that individuals linked to the Iranian government have attacked U.S. infrastructure, including a small dam 20 miles north of New York.
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Can the Middle East be stabilized and if so what role should the United States and its allies play in doing so?
There used to be a time when the Islamic Republic showed some discretion with regards to its regional hegemonic and ideological ambitions, or skirting and breaching international laws.
Senator Ted Cruz's Middle East policy is somewhat unique among Republicans, particularly in comparison to former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush.