Sunday, 17 October, 2021

Category: Foreign Policy


In bad news for both hawkish fans of forever war and the Biden administration, Americans favor the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the quagmire in Afghanistan but are deeply unimpressed by how it has been handled. Officials will, no doubt, Read more…


Because “the information we were getting from the administration was outdated, it was inaccurate, and sometimes just plain deceptive,” freshman Rep. Peter Meijer (R–Mich.) and four-term Rep. Seth Moulton (D–Mass.) made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan on August 24. The Read more…


According to a new Politico/Morning Consult poll, six out of 10 American voters believe that the country has gone “pretty seriously off the wrong track.” The results aren’t as obvious as one might think.  The first question anyone with half a Read more…


One day after nearly 20 years of war in Afghanistan came to an end, President Joe Biden said he was closing the book on an inglorious and expensive phase of American foreign policy. “This decision about Afghanistan is not only Read more…


By J. Peder Zane for RealClearPolitics Arrogance is the mask incompetence wears. And so, as President Biden’s failures become more obvious, his spine stiffens. He reportedly ignored intelligence community assessments to make his now infamous July 8 claim that a swift Taliban Read more…


If you’re ideologically committed to a course of action, like imposing restrictive policies, it’s frustrating when the people you want to hurt refuse to cooperate. It’s even more aggravating when some of the folks on your side lose faith and Read more…


With troops finally scheduled to withdraw from Afghanistan after two decades of conflict, America’s intervention there will go down in history as an accidental forever war. After the initial invasion, it was only peripherally part of the country’s policy debates, Read more…