April 23, 2014

The Problem with the New Isolationism

Cathy Young, Time

The Associated Press

Obviously, the U.S. should tread carefully in using its muscle in foreign conflicts, especially when there may be no best-case scenario in sight and no minimally reliable friends. (Syria may well have been one such situation.) But prudence does not equal abdication. There are meaningful things we can do to support pro-freedom forces where they exist and to exert some check on aggressive anti-freedom regimes.

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TAGGED: Rand Paul, Russia, Ukraine, Barack Obama, United States, U.S. Foreign Policy, Isolationism

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