From Here to Dystopia

by John Feffer Shortly after the November elections, a friend sent me a photo via Facebook. It was a sandwich board outside a bookstore in Massachusetts. It read: “Post-apocalyptic fiction has been moved to our current affairs section.” My friend… Continue Reading  

Four Principles for a Progressive Foreign Policy in the Trump Era

by Diana Ohlbaum If there is one thing for which progressives can thank American voters in the 2016 election, it is shaking foreign policy elites from their smug consensus. The basic tenets of the free-trade and military-interventionist orthodoxy, endorsed by… Continue Reading  

Obama, Trump, and the Future of U.S. Foreign Policy

by Edward Hunt Amid all the uncertainty about what a Trump presidency means for the future role of the United States in the world, one possibility is that Trump will embrace some variant of the policies that have been pursued… Continue Reading  

What Now for America in the World?

by Robert E. Hunter The surprise election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States has raised far more questions than it has answered about the nation’s future. It has also, not unnaturally, discomfited (or at… Continue Reading  

The Cold War Mindset and Counterterrorism

by Paul R. Pillar Much of Donald Trump’s recent speech on terrorism left one to wonder how what he was proposing would differ from current practices he supposedly was criticizing. Working on counterterrorism with other states including Russia, for example,… Continue Reading