Bill Kristol’s Legacy

Over at the National Interest Jacob Helibrunn wonders whether neoconservative pundit William Kristol’s advising of Mitt Romney and influence over Republican party foreign policy thinking has contributed to their respective decline: What about the GOP? It’s soul-searching time. A good… Continue Reading

President Obama has time to deal with Iran, if only he knew it

by Mark Jansson Although President Obama has another four years, he will surely continue to hear from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu and a chorus of critics at home, that he has far less time to convince Iran to… Continue Reading

On Eve of Foreign Policy Debate, Voters Sour on Arab Spring

via IPS News On the eve of Monday’s foreign policy debate between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, the electorate appears increasingly disillusioned with the so-called Arab Spring, according to a new survey released by the Pew Research… Continue Reading

Will the US choose war or peace with Iran?

The National Iranian American Council’s Reza Marashi, who served at the Office of Iranian Affairs at the US Department of State during the transition from the Bush to Obama administration, on the key foreign policy issue facing the next president of… Continue Reading

Romney Assails Obama’s “Passivity” in Foreign Policy, Middle East

via IPS News In what was billed as a major foreign policy address, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney Monday assailed Barack Obama for “passivity” in the conduct of U.S. foreign policy, arguing that it was “time to change course” in… Continue Reading