Neoconservative Comeback? They Never Left

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by Mike Lofgren Just as with entomology or botany, foreign policy analysis is largely an exercise in taxonomy: is some politician a realist or an idealist, a liberal internationalist or a national-interest proponent, an interventionist or an isolationist? Although thinking… Continue Reading  

The Neoconservative Comeback

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley

by Lawrence Wilkerson To those who are strongly opposed to Donald Trump, his present troubles no doubt resonate positively. The looming prospect of his successful removal from office through impeachment proceedings—or his just leaving as pressure for such proceedings builds—might… Continue Reading  

How Hillary Clinton Militarized US Policy in Honduras

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by Tim Shorrock In 2012, as Honduras descended into social and political chaos in the wake of a US-sanctioned military coup, the civilian aid arm of Hillary Clinton’s State Department spent over $26 million on a propaganda program aimed at… Continue Reading  

Military Force is a Blunt Instrument, Mr. President

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by Larry Wilkerson Now that we have heard Secretary of State John Kerry’s emotional plea for us to believe the still rather ambiguous intelligence on chemical weapons use in Syria, there are far more substantive answers to be sought from… Continue Reading