America First

What Is Turkey To Us?

The best course for the United States and Russia is to recognize that their common interest in peace in the Mediterranean requires parallel measures to restrain Erdoğan.

Reasons to Be Wary of War Rhetoric

It’s imperative that the president knows his leash is short. The neoconservatives that have compounded the mess in the Middle East have torched their credibility and their usefulness. We won’t be fooled again.

‘MOP’ Up the Mullahs

We have ordnance that can kill enemies 200 feet underground. But the important part is to limit civilian casualties while causing the Iranian economy and regime to implode.

An Antidote to the Iran Hysterics

Trump has always shown that he prefers diplomacy to military action. At the same time, he understands, as did Ronald Reagan, that diplomacy only works when it is backed up by military strength and a willingness to exercise it.

War With Iran?

The United States has preferred toothless sanctions over victory. But sometimes the right sanctions are deadlier than atom bombs.

China Is Kicking America’s Ass in Space

The successful launch of China’s Long March V heavy-lift rocket should be far more disconcerting to American leaders than it has been. Those American leaders who are not taking this development seriously are part of the reason why the United States has allowed its advantages in space to evaporate.

Brexit and Britain’s Pending Marriage to America

Brexit is a blessing for both the American and British governments. Yet, that blessing may not be fully realized without American help. The Trump Administration should act swiftly to help London in securing a better future both for itself and the Anglo-American community.