Prevailing theory argues that U.S. conflicts with rising powers are inevitable. It’s also flat-out wrong.
Tag: foreign policy
Donald Trump thinks President Barack Obama is sympathetic to ISIS. In reality, Obama knows much of the Middle East is outside U.S. control.
And how much credit should the Obama administration and Hillary Clinton get for making it happen?
The Gipper’s actual record diverges significantly from the posthumous conservative mythology about him.
Niall Ferguson, Kissinger’s authorized biographer, begins the arduous task of rolling his subject’s fallen reputation back up the hill. The historian Greg Grandin kicks it right back down again.
The extraordinary rise of America’s special operations forces.
How Hillary Clinton and her diplomats kept authoritarianism at bay in eastern Europe.
Efforts to elevate Ronald Reagan’s reputation to Rooseveltian heights continue. Time to stand athwart historians and yell “Stop!”
This often-overlooked agency leads U.S. development efforts overseas – while making a profit for taxpayers. Ben Leo of the Center for Global Development says Congress should let it do even more.
How the war on terrorism became a business model.