Terrorism Myths Infect Our Foreign Policy

Myths die hard in the underpinnings of U.S. foreign policy, whether they involve the reach of the Islamic State group or obstacles to peace between Israelis and Palestinians, and they impede effective policymaking. From the shocking slaughter in Paris to the drip-by-drip agony in Israel, the question […]

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Obama’s Iran Gambit Flops

Like the optimistic boy in Ronald Reagan’s charming quip who searches through pile-high manure in hopes of finding a pony, the Obama administration continues trying to entice the cooperation of Iran on regional issues even in the face of its growing hostility toward the United States. In […]

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Sowing the Seeds of More Mayhem

The global response to recent Palestinian terror in Israel highlights the world’s appallingly exceptional treatment of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, one that infantilizes both sides and only encourages more terror. For starters, President Barack Obama mouths the timeworn U.S. position that Israel “has a right” to defend itself, […]

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Obama’s Troubling Reassurance

“I want Russia to be successful,” President Barack Obama told reporters on Friday after chastising Vladimir Putin for his stepped-up militarism in Syria. “This is not a contest between the United States and Russia. It is in our interest for Russia to be a responsible, effective actor […]

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Moscow Rising

“We need to get to the negotiation,” Secretary of State John Kerry said of efforts to convince Syria’s Bashar Assad to step down. “That’s what we’re looking for, and we hope Russia and Iran, [and] other countries with influence, will help to bring that about, because that’s […]

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