In recent years, America has been both negligent and absent, a complex condition that won’t be solved by avoiding vital decisions.
The label for recent military interventions in some Arab countries — the majority of which are American-led — was “Regime Change.” Some world leaders who advocate humanitarian and democratic principles sympathize with oppressed Arab people, so they come to their rescue and rid them of their oppressive leaders, [Read more]
Perhaps the time has come to understand that we have gone too far, breaching the balance between private interest and public security.
...at the present juncture, the interests of the United States are at odds with the interests of its traditional allies such as Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
America did not create, manage, or plan the Syrian revolution, but America attempted to exploit the revolution from every side.
What the U.S. military has an enormous problem with is replacing the crockery, cleaning up the place, paying the bill and going home.
<i>Obama has not managed to draw a bottom line under the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Putin is making the most of America’s failure in Syria.</i>
It is difficult to find anyone who will defend Barack Obama’s legacy in terms of foreign policy, even among his allies and admirers. The normalization of relations [Read more]