Posts Tagged: Military Intervention
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.
For all its shortcomings, Obama’s seemingly improvised Syria strategy has taken advantage of unexpected opportunities. This could be the latest.
Obama officials have repeatedly expressed a commitment to killing large numbers of ISIS fighters. Will Trump take it even further?
Without exception, Trump's foreign policy picks are members of the far right: aggressive, Islamophobic, and contemptuous of diplomacy.
Donald Trump is inheriting the scariest tools of aggression imaginable. A new book explores their dark legacy.
Veteran GOP foreign policy hawks are flocking to Hillary Clinton. Is it callow opportunism, or a major realignment?
After a mere eight years in which diplomacy narrowly edged out militarism, the foreign policy elite rallying around Clinton has forgotten the lessons of the George W. Bush era.
Some see Putin's Russia as a counterweight to U.S. global meddling. But Moscow is increasingly mimicking Washington's worst behavior.
When the president wants to fulfill a constitutional duty — like nominating a Supreme Court justice — Congress is up in arms. When he launches a blatantly unconstitutional war, it shrugs.
It might take someone of Trump’s vapid visibility to drive home the point that "world’s policeman" is not a viable role for the U.S. to play.