The teachers’ unions lecturing us about the truth rings very hollow.
Foreign policy abhors vacuums, and the United States has now created one.
As our skittish media hounds and politicians gnash their teeth over Afghanistan, less hysterical countries are acting calmly in their national interest.
Afghanistan has been reinvented as the best-equipped terrorist nation in the world, basking in the prestige of humiliating the world’s superpower.
Are we ready for the 20th anniversary of September 11? Our enemies certainly are.
Party leaders may tweet “America First!” but when push comes to shove, they still act like neocons.
With an assist from Fyodor Dostoyevsky
and H. G. Wells.
and H. G. Wells.
Throwing more money at a failing education system is pure folly.
More time in Afghanistan, and more Afghans in our homeland, will not contribute to our national priorities.
Perhaps the only useful result of the Afghan enterprise’s clamorous collapse is the widespread recognition that we are not seeing the results of discrete choices about foreign policy.
While Joe Biden has thus far been able to rely on his water carriers in the media to sell his immigration agenda to the public, the courts of law are a different playing field entirely.
The Department of Homeland Security now deploys against ordinary Americans who pose no threat and seek only to exercise their constitutional rights, as real terrorists go unchecked.
The Biden Administration, after seven months, has shown no competence whatever in foreign or national security policy.
It’s hard to explain our ongoing failure to effectively secure the safety of American citizens in Afghanistan—unless the administration has refused to authorize it.
Biden’s rhetoric and proclaimed compassion is meaningless as bad actors pay attention to action. Biden’s incompetence has made the world a more dangerous place.
Trump’s Afghanistan withdrawal plan was delayed; now we must pray that the remaining Americans don’t pay the ultimate price.
The establishment, having failed to win a counterinsurgency abroad and a culture war at home, opted to export the culture war and import the counterinsurgency.
The “melting pot” was never merely assimilation or simple surrender to the dominant type, as is popularly supposed.
In Afghanistan, the technocratic legitimacy of our administrative masters is being exploded.
George W. Bush’s duplicity about crucial facts in 2001 made it impossible for Americans to properly understand the struggle against al-Qaeda, ISIS, the Taliban, and other Muslim groups.