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Pillar, "Why America Misunderstands the World"

Americans, Winston Churchill supposedly said, can always be trusted to do the right thing, once they have exhausted all the other options. A forthcoming book from Columbia University Press argues that Americans typically make mistakes in foreign policy because we misperceive the world: … 281 more words

Scholarship Roundup

Mines That Litter The Diplomatic Field

I realize that most people are trying to wrap their heads around just what the deal is with Dear Leader and Putin…but there is another situation that should not be ignored. 406 more words

International Situations

Co-opting and corrupting movements: business as usual then...?

Is this about the most depressing display of “wokeness” that you could imagine?

4 quotes come to mind…

Quote 1: James Baldwin, American author

“I can’t believe what you say, because I see what you do…”

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Politics

Foreign Policy: Asia after the liberal international order

July 20, 2018

Foreign Policy: Asia after the liberal international order

by Amitav Acharya, American University, Washington DC

With the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, the West suddenly woke up with an acute anxiety about the fate of the US-led liberal international order. 1,046 more words

Democracy

Who's Naive?

Kris Morgan 7/7/2018

Like supporters of nearly any other cause, after a while libertarians hear repeat objections to our ideas. Some of these are well founded and need to be addressed, while others simply exist because of ignorance and misunderstanding. 1,200 more words

Libertarian

Gallup Shows How Much Americans Really Care About The "Situation With Russia", by Tyler Durden

It’s only the political and media classes that have worked themselves into a lather over Russia and Vladimir Putin. Ordinary Americans care very little. From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com: 402 more words

Foreign Policy

Trump’s ‘Treason’: Challenging the Empire, by Justin Raimondo

There was no treason at Helsinki, and just the fact that Trump’s opponents would utter the word shows how pathetically weak and stupid they are. From Justin Raimondo at antiwar.com: 362 more words

Foreign Policy