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US Isolationism

Leading From Behind, and Proud of It

Courtney McKinney | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics
Courtney McKinney

I, for one, am happy that Egypt and the UAE made a unilateral decision without us. I am happy that Egypt orchestrated the Israeli/Palestinian ceasefire. I am glad that we are starting to "lead from behind" in the rest of the world, because maybe that means we can lead our own country.

More Americans Want Government Out of International Affairs

Christopher McKnight Nichols | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics
Christopher McKnight Nichols

The number of Americans wanting their government to stay out of international affairs is higher than it has been since the Vietnam War, according to a new analysis.

America's Foreign Policy in a Changing World (It's the End of the World As We Know It)

Steven Feldstein | Posted 04.12.2013 | World
Steven Feldstein

It's undeniable that we are facing a pivotal moment in our foreign policy -- a moment reminiscent of the post-World War II era, the Cold War "new world order," and the years following 9/11. But the only thing experts agree on is that we are facing this moment, not how to approach it.

'U.S. Do Something'

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

Welcome to the 21st century, a time already characterized by the limits on American power. This is not an argument for isolationism. It is an argument for a realistic understanding of what we can and cannot do and should and should not do.

It's All About U.S.

Margee Ensign | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Margee Ensign

It is a time to find common ground with our neighbors around the world and develop global solutions to a global crisis.