Trump Orders Strikes on Syria

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by Derek Davison Late Friday evening Washington time, President Donald Trump announced in a televised address that he has ordered the U.S. military, in conjunction with the armed forces of the United Kingdom and France, “to launch precision strikes on… Continue Reading  

Eight Big Questions on War and Peace for Mike Pompeo

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Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee took place on Thursday. The International Crisis Group’s Stephen Pomper suggested eight questions that committee members should have asked of Pompeo. Several of these questions were… Continue Reading  

From Asia to the Mideast, Trump Is Isolating the U.S.

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by Donald Kirk President Donald Trump is plunging deeper and deeper into the cold depths of foreign policy issues from the Middle East to Asia.

Neoconservative Delusions on Azerbaijan

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by Eldar Mamedov If there is one feature for which neoconservatives are well known, it is their reckless disregard for reality, no matter how many times and how badly their policies have backfired–especially in the Middle East. This feature was… Continue Reading  

America’s Wars: Yet More of More of the Same?

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by Danny Sjursen I remember the day President Obama let me down. It was December 1, 2009, and as soon as the young president took the podium at West Point and — calm and cool as ever — announced a… Continue Reading