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The U.S. flooded Afghanistan with military and aid funds, while expediently skipping any process of oversight, and so turned Operation Enduring Freedom into Operation Enduring Corruption.
Establishing a pro-Western government in Damascus and inflicting damage on Iran is an illusion.
It's often forgotten that of the nine killed by Israeli commandos on the Mavi Marmara in 2010, one was an American citizen.
And, were she found guilty again, would the United States extradite Amanda Knox?
In part, the Vietnam War was perceived as a message that the U.S. would not be intimidated by a Chinese nuclear-weapons program.
Czechoslovakia, though it no longer exists, remains a symbol of courageous resistance and sensible conflict resolution
How did Europe wind up eating horsemeat?
While Abu Ghaith's trial venue provided the major source of debate on his fate in the U.S., foreign policy experts expressed more interest in how he came into U.S. hands.
Along with the divide between rich and poor in Europe, another has opened between the mobile and the stationary.
During the Cold War, nuclear deterrence failed to thwart crises, which were subsequently solved with good, old politics.