Browsing All posts tagged under »U.S. Foreign Policy«

Biden’s Perilous Putin Policy

April 30, 2022 by

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Mark Alexander  ~ There is a very real risk that a cornered Putin would utilize tactical nukes in Ukraine. ~ “I want an American character, that the powers of Europe may be convinced we act for ourselves and not for others; this, in my judgment, is the only way to be respected abroad and happy […]

Make ‘Regime Change’ Great Again

April 1, 2022 by

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Mark Alexander  ~ Vladimir Putin needs to go, but can economic sanctions depose an autocrat?  ~   “There is a rank due to the United States, among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness.” —George Washington (1793) Recall, ahead of the 2020 election, sleepy Joe Biden took a jab […]

Biden’s ‘Russian Oil’ Smokescreen

March 14, 2022 by

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Mark Alexander  ~ Why Biden really fears altering Russian petroleum product imports. As corrupt Russian dictator Vladimir Putin tightens his grip on Ukraine, preparing for its annexation or puppet president installation, there is a lot of bluster about “cutting off Russian oil.” Some reports indicate that Joe Biden is aggressively discouraging congressional Democrats from supporting […]

Cold War, Socialism, and the Foreign Policy of Eisenhower and John Foster Dulles

March 4, 2022 by

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  William Federer  ~ Forty-five countries fell to socialism and communism during the Cold War, often with brutal purges. “There is only one defense — a defense compounded of eternal vigilance, sound policies, and high courage.” —John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State during the Cold War, to the Overseas Press Club in New York, March […]

Putin’s ‘Minor Incursion’ Into Ukraine — Week One

February 26, 2022 by

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Mark Alexander  ~ “Vladimir Putin doesn’t want me to be President.” This is a bookend column. I began the week with analysis about Vladimir Putin doing exactly what he told Joe Biden he was going to do, invade Ukraine — the biggest military invasion since Adolf Hitler swallowed Poland in 1939. And I began that […]

Russia Invades Ukraine

February 25, 2022 by

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  Douglas Andrews  ~ The invasion hasn’t surprised anyone, nor has the inability of the American president to ward it off. Barack Obama just called. He said his speechwriters want their snarky “Russia” punchline back. Rarely are leftists proven so grievously wrong as Joe Biden’s then-boss was a decade ago, when, during the third and […]

Why China, Russia, Iran, And North Korea Care About US Election Results

October 31, 2020 by

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By James Carafano ~ Americans aren’t the only ones waiting for the outcome of the U.S. presidential election. So are people around the world. And they are asking the same question many Americans are: What difference will it make for them? No poll-watchers are more attentive than America’s adversaries are. So how will the world turn when the […]

Foreign Policy Firing On All Cylinders

January 20, 2018 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ Team Trump gains ground standing up to bad guys  Mainstream media reporting can give the impression that the Trump administration is fraught with chaos, leaving the affairs of state abroad unattended to or adrift. Indeed, you’d think that nothing could possibly be getting done in American national security and foreign […]

Council Of Foreign Relations Advises President Trump To Appease China

March 13, 2017 by

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By William R. Hawkins ~ Two days after his speech to a joint session of Congress during which he stressed a budget dedicated to national security and public safety, President Donald trump visited Newport News shipyard for a tour of a new aircraft carrier. He told the crowd, “I asked Congress to eliminate the defense […]

Assessing The Future Of The US-UK Special Relationship

June 7, 2015 by

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By Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D ~ The special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom is a political creation that reflects underlying realities. To assess the future of that relationship, and how the EU will affect it, we need to know how it began. For the relationship to come into being, the U.K. […]

Obama’s “Whack A Mole” Foreign Policy

September 6, 2014 by

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By Dr. Robin McFee ~ Ever been to a carnival – no, not junkets on Air Force One, the circus that is the current Washington DC political scene, or the White House, but a legitimate amusement park? If you have, then you know the game – “whack a mole” where you try to hammer a […]

Proxy Wars Have Unanticipated Consequences

August 16, 2014 by

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By Dr. Laina Farhat-Holzman ~ Getting somebody else to fight while you watch is an old idea. “Let me hold your coat,” says an onlooker in a bar fight. Even better is watching a prizefight in which poor, unfortunate idiots beat each other to a pulp for entertainment and prize money. World War II was […]

John Kerry Conspiracy Theory

June 24, 2014 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to PressTV (the Iranian News station): Kerry goes on defense over foreign policy failures “US Secretary of State John Kerry says he may take the blame for the US foreign policy failures, as the crises in Ukraine and Syria continue and the so-called Middle East peace talks are stalled.”-more […]

There’s An Intelligence Crisis At The White House

June 9, 2014 by

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By James Carafano Ph.D.~ With U.S. foreign policy in the doldrums on every front, President Obama’s handlers decided it was time for action. And, so he jetted to Afghanistan to spend Memorial Day with the troops. The fly-in to Bagram Airfield was only the first “photo op.” Two days later the president convened a Rose […]

Free Healthcare  Humor

April 28, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ ObamaCare Math Obama’s Foreign Policy Russia Read more excellent articles at The Patriot Post

It Takes A Rogue Nation To Stop A Rogue State

March 8, 2014 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ The international community looked into Putin’s eyes and blinked. Multilateralism has failed as badly as it did in the days of the League of Nations, but then again it never actually worked. The international order that everyone pretends is a real force in world affairs is really the United States and […]

Uncle Sam

February 12, 2014 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Yup. The U.S. Administration keeps trying. Read More by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

The Tools To Prevent Another World War

January 19, 2014 by

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By James Carafano Ph.D.~ Gavrilo Princip was no sharpshooter. He didn’t have to be. His target passed just feet in front of him. Princip plugged the heir to the Hapsburg throne in the jugular vein. Archduke Franz Ferdinand bled out in his car. That single killing sparked a global slaughter. European security issues had grown […]

Israel Egypt Peace Treaty

October 18, 2013 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ This year the leadership of North American Jewry will hold its annual General Assembly meeting in Jerusalem. I and the LSW (Long Suffering Wife) will be there to launch our campaign to make our Dry Bones Haggadah THE Haggadah for 2014. If you’ll be at the GA, don’t be a […]

To Promote Freedom Abroad, Practice It Here

October 6, 2012 by

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By Star Parker ~ Baseball player Yogi Berra once said, “You can see a lot just by looking” — simple wisdom that President Barack Obama is not likely to heed. In order to see, you have to want to look at the truth that’s actually out there. – With reality so different from how our […]

Global Verdict on Obama’s Crumbling Foreign Policy

October 3, 2012 by

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By Helle Dale ~ Recent survey results show that the Obama Administration’s foreign policy has been unsuccessful in the promotion of America and in improving hostile relationships, especially in the Middle East. What’s more, polls taken by Transatlantic Trends 2012 show that the disapproval of the current Administration continues to grow. Directly linked to the […]

Clinton Warned about Embassy Security Problems

September 18, 2012 by

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By Jim Kouri, CPP. ~ In the aftermath of the Islamist attacks on two U.S. embassies which occurred almost simultaneously on Tuesday, President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton displayed surprise, even shock, to the press and the American people. But Mrs. Clinton’s view that the attacks are isolated incidents doesn’t seem accurate, […]

Stunned NBC Chief Foreign Correspondent Wonders Why Obama Supported Mubarak Overthrow

September 14, 2012 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Quick! Get NBC’s Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel a chair. Engel claims that he was so shocked at Barack Obama’s statement that he now considers Egypt neither an ally nor an enemy that he “almost had to sit down.”  So if this is true, why did Obama support the overthrow of […]

Can Inaction Against Bad Guys Have Dangerous Consequences?

June 3, 2012 by

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By Dr. Laina Farhat-Holzman ~ The most difficult political-military situation a nation must face is when to take action against a threat. Too much force can be overkill. However, if a great power hesitates, this can be perceived as weakness, or can give an enemy an exaggerated belief in his own power. The United States […]