Posts Tagged: intervention
The impulse to "boldly go" has gotten humanity into a mess of trouble.
There may be a responsible way to fight the Islamic State, but the U.S. will have to leave its boots in the closet and the drones in the hangar.
Vladimir Putin has a point: the United States seems to have discovered international law only recently.
Given the limits of its power and its own compromised relationship with international law, the U.S. isn't in a position to do much about Ukraine.
As Ukraine reaches a breaking point, there's a lot more to discuss about U.S. policy than a simple F-bomb.
Let's resist the temptation to intervene in Syria. This time, let's say 'lesson learned.'
Is reflexive resistance to intervention in Syria the right reaction by progressives?
Why start another body count in a Middle East conflict with no direct relationship to U.S. security?
What can we do in Syria? Unfortunately, not much.
One longs for the heyday of ancient Timbuktu, when African scholars pored studiously over learned manuscripts in quiet libraries.