Threatening to unilaterally slash all U.S. funding to a bulwark of the postwar liberal order is a terrible idea. So why are Sens. Ted Cruz and Lindsey Graham proposing it?
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It is important to push back on unfair attacks against the intelligence community because American liberalism primarily rests on a faith in democratic institutions, whether congressional representatives, diplomats, political appointees, or the intelligence community.
Neither U.S. nor international law prevents President Trump from abandoning the One China policy, recognizing Taiwan as a separate country, and even stationing U.S. troops and military assets there.
So let me sound a note of dissent—several notes of dissent, to be precise—on Comey’s villainy. And let me emphatically dissent on the question of whether of whether he should be replaced as FBI director.
Syrian Factions Prepare for Astana Talks, Trump’s Cabinet Discusses Middle East Policy, U.S. Senators Propose Bill in Response to U.N. Vote
Syria’s rebels will attend the Russian-backed peace talks and the Trump administration has an open invitation, Trump’s cabinet picks testified about their Middle East policies at confirmation hearings, and Sens. Graham and Cruz have a terrible plan to undo the U.S. abstention on the U.N. Israel resolution.
We have entered a world not of factual anarchy but of factual oligarchy—a picture in which the ultimate seat of power is simultaneously least accountable and most protected when it comes to the demands of proof and verifiability.
Why Rex Tillerson Was Right Not to Label Putin a War Criminal Before Reviewing the Facts and the Law
Former Ambassador-at-large for War Crimes Pierre Prosper and I have authored an op-ed explaining why Rex Tillerson was right not to have accepted Senator Rubio's invitation to label Vladimir Putin a war criminal for Russian offenses in Syria before Tillerson has taken office and examined the facts.
In the middle of the inauguration, with 5,000 members of the DC National Guard deployed on duty, someone (who?) has decided that the right move is to fire the Commanding General of the Guard. That's correct. According to the Washington Post, as of 12:01 PM on January 20, Maj. Gen. Errol R.
Climate change as national and global security problem emerges as one of the single loudest themes in the Obama administration’s reflections on its eight-year legacy and the challenges that remain.
No one has been able to prove the Trump dossier is true. What does it mean that no one seems to have proven it false?