How to Avert Real Change in Election 2016

by Andrew Bacevich To judge by the early returns, the presidential race of 2016 is shaping up as the most disheartening in recent memory. Other than as a form of low entertainment, the speeches, debates, campaign events, and slick TV… Continue Reading  

Let’s Talk About Bernie Sanders and the Middle East

by Derek Davison Foreign policy has taken a backseat to domestic issues in the Democratic primary thus far. There are two explanations for this. One is that the Democratic base simply doesn’t see foreign policy—apart from “terrorism,” which at least… Continue Reading  

Republican Presidental Hopefuls Troop to “Sheldon Primary”

by Jim Lobe Sheldon Adelson, the multi-billionaire casino mogul, is back in the political news with a front-page article in Wednesday’s Washington Post, a timely reminder of the degree to which top Republican candidates feel compelled to kiss his ring… Continue Reading