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US Intervention Abroad

It's Time To End The Failed War On Terrorism

Tom Mullen | Posted 09.12.2016 | Politics
Tom Mullen

The War on Terrorism is as complete a failure as the War on Drugs. Both share the hallmark symptoms of all such government endeavors. At the center of each is the same fundamental issue: the failure to recognize government intervention as the root cause of the problem itself.

The Syria Conundrum

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 06.26.2013 | World
Joseph Blady, M.D.

If it is critical for us to secure chemical stockpiles, why now and not before? Wasn't the danger of extremists getting their hands on the weapons just as acute before the Syrian government's apparent use of them?

A Better Friend: How the U.S. Can Support Transition in Syria

Charles W. Dunne | Posted 11.29.2012 | World
Charles W. Dunne

In Syria, the time has come to reflect on how to set up the best possible start for a legitimate successor government that will give it the strongest chance for a free, independent and democratic future.

Revolution Redux

Daniel Wang | Posted 10.08.2012 | Teen
Daniel Wang

Overcoming Bashar al-Assad's forces and rebuilding a nation will be a near impossible task for the Syrian people, but outside intervention will only perpetuate these hardships.

Afghanistan Needs Intervention, But Not With an American Face

Cheryl Howard Crew | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cheryl Howard Crew

I support the president, but I'm sure Obama will discover quickly that Americans are the last ones who should be heading any military action, ground or air, into Afghanistan.

America, Abandoned On Its Own Petard?

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Goulston, M.D.

What if, just like us, other countries are content to let America be in the crosshairs of terrorist regimes and turn a jaundiced eye rather than roll their sleeves up and help?

Biden vs. Palin: What Joe Needs To Do

Tom Farer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Farer

During the debate, Biden's test is to pry Palin loose from her her lines and then underscore the emptiness or sinister implications of her stated views without appearing condescending or a lout.