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  

On the trail in Virginia

By Scott McConnell I spent the weekend canvassing for Obama in the Virginia Beach area. The task for the hundreds of volunteers who descended from DC and New York was to make sure the maximum number of Virginia’s “sporadic Democratic… Continue Reading  

The world according to President Obama and Governor Romney

via IPS News  Graphic: The figures signify the number of times each country was mentioned in the Oct. 22 presidential debate. Credit: Zachary Fleischmann/IPS  U.S. strategy in the Greater Middle East, which has dominated foreign policy-making since the 9/11 attacks more than… 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  

Protocols of the Elders of Las Vegas

The Protocols of the Elders of Zion is probably the most notorious work of anti-Semitic propaganda ever written. First surfacing publicly in 1905 after several years in private circulation, the work was a fabricated transcript of a secret meeting of… Continue Reading