Tag Archives: foreign policy

U.S.-Russia: Seeking Salvation in Sanctions

U.S. foreign policy is driven by acts of symbolism. When they fail, the U.S. is quick to blame others.

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Food and Foreign Policy: A Diplomatic Cuisine

What can food teach us about global conflicts and creative diplomacy?

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50 Years Ago: Lyndon Johnson’s First Foreign Crisis

On January 9, 1964, a new president’s foreign policy skills were put to the test by a crisis in Panama.

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Time to Let Iran Prove Itself

With a short-term deal struck, Iran must be given the chance to be tested.

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Syria: The End of American Omnipotence

How is the Syria crisis forcing U.S. elites to see what the world already knows?

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Syria: Lessons from History

Two historic examples of U.S. action vs. inaction may be instructive for Syria now.

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Prisoners of English

How are native English speakers handicapping themselves by not learning other languages?

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Elections Do Not Make Democracy

Should the U.S. continue to support autocratic regimes, wherever they provide for a stable geopolitical situation?

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Syria, Iran and American Forgetfulness

Which nation is the key enabler of Iran’s steady rise in the Middle East?

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The U.S.-Israel-Iran Triangle

What options do the United States and Israel have for dealing with a nuclear Iran?

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