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North America

The isolationism specter is such a canard

Paul Poast is wrong when he says US foreign policy has always 'hinged on the debate between engaging or not engaging with the world'

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Washington Politics

When 'internationalism' became a dirty word

Neocons and liberal interventionists have perverted the term to mean primacy and global power projection of the worst kind

George Packer's attempt to carve up restraint is a real turkey
Washington Politics

George Packer's attempt to carve up restraint is a real turkey

And so is his bottom line: that the world not only craves, but needs an 'American-led order.' Stick a fork in it, this bird's done.

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Washington Politics

Why US hegemony is incompatible with a ‘rules-based international order’

A bad argument for invading the Solomon Islands reflects the inherent conflict between America’s dominance and its purported liberal values.

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North America

How the Blob mislabels 'allies' to manipulate and get its way

The US has a bad habit of acquiring clients and partners and exaggerating their importance to justify continued entanglements.

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Washington Politics

Smearing restrainers won't hide the woeful failures of US foreign policy

Unlike primacists, this 'coalition' actually embraces an internationalism that respects the rule of law, and diplomacy.