October 24, 2013
The Myth of the New Isolationism
Jacob Heilbrunn, The National Interest
The Associated Press
Questioning intervention in Syria is not tantamount to a reversion to the most blinkered isolationist sentiments that percolated on both the right and left before Pearl Harbor. Rather, it represents something else—a healthy and sensible and overdue embrace of prudent foreign-policy principles that have, more often than not, been scanted in recent decades.
TAGGED: United States, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Barack Obama, Isolationism