Questions of foreign policy, particularly those of war and peace, are among the most critical in politics. A lost war can destroy an empire and […]
Those concerned about a foreign power exerting undue influence in Washington should be paying closer attention to the activity of the People’s Republic of China.
Giving the United States the ability to cut off resources to the Mexican elite who patronize the cartels will deal them a body blow, cutting off access to a shadow economy and limiting the ability of cartels to spread their networks.
What could possibly sway America's greatest conservatory to build a campus overseen by the Chinese Communist Party? Money.
. . . and the Democrats stick to their wrongheaded politics.
“America is reaching out our hand to China," Vice President Mike Pence said in a major address this week. "And we hope that, soon, Beijing will reach back, this time with deeds, not words, and with renewed respect for America.”
Keep in mind, Congress never authorized the U.S. military to be present in Syria in the first place.
Our elites’ failure to pay particular attention to Mexico stems from their failure to grapple with the decline of the state more generally. They’re the leadership class of a declining, unresponsive system that increasingly fails to deliver on its promises of prosperity and security.
Valuing means over ends is a bad idea. And alliances should never become ends in themselves.
This is not how a professional military and intelligence community, charged with defending a constitutional republic, is supposed to act. This is how a two-bit, Third World junta behaves. Such behavior should worry every American, regardless of their political preference.
We are in the Middle East for one reason: To ensure that terrorist groups based there do not plan and effect mass-casualty attacks here in America. Going to war with NATO ally Turkey is not part of the plan.
As Plato shows, doing good to those who have done you good and harming those who have harmed you is far from all there is to justice. But to do the opposite is obviously stupid, as well as unjust and dishonorable.
One bullet can start a war, but no rifle has enough bullets to end a war. To know this truth is to see our troops […]
Democrats are dithering over a critical new theater of defense while Russia and China vie for space supremacy.
He wasn’t the right fit for the job.
There's nothing left to win. It's time to go home.
The mullahs are calculating the odds against a conventional war, which they believe would send the West’s economy into a tailspin. Trouble is, they are up against an unconventional U.S. administration with more than enough power to crush them at a game of “little green men."
The U.S. is in a protracted conflict with Iran. We need to resist the temptation to escalate foolishly in response to flashpoints and act strategically over the long term.
After Bolton, Trump’s foreign policy needs discipline, just not the kind of “discipline” the establishment wants.
President Trump made the correct decision in canceling the peace talks with the Taliban. These were never really peace talks in the first place. They were surrender talks.