April 21, 2014

Americans Shouldn't Be Dying for Allies

Doug Bandow, Forbes

The Associated Press

Americans can't always be the ones to die for everyone else.

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April 16, 2014
A Different Israel Meets a Different America
Thomas Friedman, NY Times
We’re not dealing anymore with your grandfather’s Israel, and they’re not dealing anymore with your grandmother’s America either. Time matters, and the near half-century since the 1967 war has changed both... more ››
April 15, 2014
Has the West Enabled the World's Rogues?
Colin Robertson, Globe & Mail
It's a testing moment for the international order. How will we respond to Russian actions that Prime Minister Harper describes as "aggressive, militaristic and imperialistic"? Is the NATO Alliance prepared to draw red lines?... more ››
April 16, 2014
Foreign Policy Is No Place for 'Red Lines'
Sen. Rand Paul, Washington Post
I am not for containment in Iran. Let me repeat that, since no one seems to be listening closely: I am unequivocally not for containing Iran. I am also not for announcing that the United States should never contain Iran. That... more ››
April 16, 2014
The Cost of Putin's Adventurism
David Ignatius, Washington Post
Obama's strategy is to make Putin pay for his adventurism, long term. Unless the Russian leader moves quickly to de-escalate the crisis, the U.S. will push for measures that could make Russia significantly weaker over the next... more ››
April 16, 2014
The Tragic Decline of U.S. Foreign Policy
Ian Bremmer, Nat'l Interest
Unfortunately, the US government has undermined its own ability to persuade allies to help with the international heavy lifting. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Guantanamo, and drone strikes inside other countries have made it... more ››