The US dropping of a Massive Ordinance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb in Afghanistan sends a signal to enemies that the United States is no longer leading from behind.
It isn’t often that your host leaves dinner to announce to the world that the United States had hit a Syrian air base with 59 missiles.
Much like President Reagan, President Trump chose a high-result, low-risk strategy. The United States is back in the business of leading from the front.
Why then is this our problem to “solve”? And why is North Korea building a rocket that can cross the Pacific and strike Seattle or Los Angeles?
He rejects the New World Order established at the Cold War’s end by the United States. Putin puts Russia first.
Our State Department periodically issues “warnings” with regard to certain countries and areas, and my advice is to take them seriously!
All Europe now seems to be piling on the Turks. Danes, Swedes and Swiss are taking Europe’s side against Erdogan.
If the new world struggle is about defending ourselves & our civilization, Russia would appear to be not only a natural ally, but a more critical & powerful one than the crowd in Kiev…
Since the Mumbai Attack of 2011, the nation has instituted their version of ‘security theater,’ that is more like ‘security comedy’…
The crisis of our time is not that some Americans are saying this, but that so many are too paralyzed to say it…
Iran’s young seek to engage with the West. But if they are spurned, by the reimposition of U.S. sanctions, they will be disillusioned & discredited, and the mullahs will own the future..
This has caused millions to recoil and declare: If this is what liberal democracy produces, then to hell with it.
The worst mistake President Trump could make would be to let the Russophobes grab the wheel and steer us into another Cold War…
As news of the barbarous atrocity spread across Europe, the reactions were instantaneous and predictable.
Agents and operatives of the CIA should be subjected to lie detector tests to learn who is leaking to the anti-Trump press…
Across Asia, every capital is waiting to see how Xi Jinping responds, for a matter of face would seem to be involved.
It’s looking like it may be Obama’s world headed for the proverbial ash heap of history…
Trump promised an “America First” foreign policy rooted in the national interest, not in nostalgia. The neocons insist that every Cold War and post-Cold War commitment be maintained,
President Obama should email President Duterte: “Message received. Accept your decision. Good luck with the Russians and Chinese.”
The President has naively used soft diplomacy with foreign countries, allowing for the possibility of more conflicts to escalate beyond return.
For us to control all of the airspace in Syria it would require us to go to war, against Syria & Russia. That’s a pretty fundamental decision that certainly I’m not going to make…
When did Congress authorize an American war in Syria? Is the Constitution now inoperative?
John Adams reminded us, “There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.”
Most Americans now believe Iraq was a bloody trillion-dollar mistake, the consequences of which will be with us for decades.
The vital question today, as it was over half a century ago, remains: What is in the best national security interest of the United States?