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Congress, don't shut down the chance to do the right thing on war & weapons
Washington Politics

Congress, don't shut down the chance to do the right thing on war & weapons

Proposals to bring foreign policy back in line with the Constitution and human rights are long overdue.

It’s time to embrace a ‘less-than-grand’ strategy
Washington Politics

It’s time to embrace a ‘less-than-grand’ strategy

The US would get into a lot less trouble abroad if it focused its attention a little bit closer to home.

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Asia-Pacific

How Kevin Roberts flipped the script at the hawkish Heritage Foundation

In a wide-ranging Q&A, this 'recovering neocon' says there's a way to support Ukraine — and confront China — without more war.

How the war in Ukraine has challenged left-wing restrainers
Europe

How the war in Ukraine has challenged left-wing restrainers

The Russian invasion has fractured this side of the ideological spectrum, putting values to the test. Can a consensus possibly emerge now?

Why Walter Lippmann wanted to demolish the ideas behind Cold War
Washington Politics

Why Walter Lippmann wanted to demolish the ideas behind Cold War

As a grand strategist and America's most powerful media figure at the time, he exuded the integrity missing from today's discourse.

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Washington Politics

Beware the 'America First' foreign policy phonies

Right now it's fashionable to talk about national interests and even restraint, but with these folks, how much of it is sincere?