February 11, 2014

Stephen Walt Is Not Obama's George Kennan

Zachary Keck, The Diplomat


Common sense and U.S. precedent are the architects of Obama’s Middle East foreign policy.

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TAGGED: Stephen Walt, Barack Obama, U.S. Foreign Policy


February 5, 2014
America's Icarus-in-Chief
Victor Davis Hanson, National Review
In short, our Icarus-in-Chief, without much foreign-policy experience but with youthful zeal and good intentions, soared far too high for his flimsy waxen wings. Now they are melting, and as the American commander-in-chief... more ››
February 4, 2014
The High Price of Isolationism
Richard Cohen, Washington Post
Those who believe World War I was caused by a crazy-quilt of alliances among the European powers may shudder at the ones America has now. We are obligated to defend Japan and we are obligated to defend South Korea. Both countries... more ››
January 29, 2014
America the Indifferent
Simon Tisdall, The Guardian
Obama's speech was evidence of unabashed retreat from attachment to the responsibilities of an unrivalled superpower. more ››
January 31, 2014
Obama's Legacy Now in Kerry's Hands
Michael Hirsh, National Journal
John Kerry seems to know exactly what he wants. Whether his president, much less the rest of Washington, is fully behind him is another matter. Despite President Obama's repeated endorsement of "American diplomacy" in his State... more ››
January 30, 2014
Obama's Unserious Foreign Policy
Angelo Codevilla, The Federalist
Obama’s discussion of war and peace verged on abstraction from reality, was not heartfelt, and is certain to call forth disdain. For Obama, the world’s major events might as well be happening on the planet Pluto.... more ››