foreign policy

The Trump Doctrine

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

Trump should move expeditiously to lay out and fix the broad outlines of his foreign policy, which entails rebuilding our military while beginning the cancellation of war guarantees that have no connection to U.S. vital interests. We cannot continue to bankrupt ourselves to fight other countries’ wars or pay other countries’ bills.

Yes, Trump is Going to Dump the Iran Deal

Fortunately, for America and for those who voted for Trump because of his stated goal of undoing the Obama – Clinton foreign policy blunders, such as the disastrous Iran nuclear deal, we have assurance from our friend Fred Fleitz that Trump hasn’t abandoned his plans to dump the Iran deal.

How the Elites Blew Up the World

Laura Ingraham, Lifezette

Four years from now, if Hillary is president, the United States will be weaker, China will be stronger, Russia will be more dangerous, terrorists will be more emboldened, the Middle East will be more unstable, and conditions in Europe will be worse than they are now. We already know that our current policies lead to these results. Why would we want to let things worsen for four more years?

Brent Bozell: What Worries Conservatives Most About Hillary Clinton?

There is every reason to believe that if elected president, Hillary Clinton will oversee the greatest disregard for the rule of law ever, and woe to that person who rises to question her. With the rule of law firmly discarded, America becomes an oligarchy ruled by a dictator. That is what worries conservatives most.

What Trump’s Foreign Policy Gets Right

John Bolton, Wall Street Journal

National security should be central to the 2016 presidential contest. Mr. Trump’s speech is a serious contribution to that end. He needs to maintain his focus and discipline, and by so doing compel Mrs. Clinton to defend her intention to continue President Obama’s failed polices.

Where’s the Letter from Democratic Security Officials Opposing Hillary?

Victor Davis Hanson, National Review

Hillary Clinton is a fixture of the foreign policy establishment and thus is considered exempt from being judged empirically on her serial deceit and her disastrous foreign-policy record. In the world of elite Washington, crude bluster from an uncouth outsider like Trump is deemed more hazardous than the prevarication, dishonesty, and incompetence of a familiar insider.

The Isolationist Smear

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

It was not “isolationists” who failed America. None came near to power. The guilty parties are the CFR crowd and their neocon collaborators, and liberal interventionists who set off to play empire after the Cold War and create a New World Order with themselves as Masters of the Universe.

Turkey in Crisis: Another Lesson Why U.S. Should Avoid Foreign Meddling

Washington should not be isolated from the world, but it should stop attempting to forcibly transform the world. In Turkey the U.S. has found itself forced to embrace a man who cannot be trusted to support people’s liberty at home or fight Islamic radicalism abroad. So why is America still supporting him?

This Is Trump Foreign Policy, A Conversation With Top Trump Adviser Dr. Walid Phares

JP Carroll, Daily Caller

He believes as I said that there needs to be a concerted, strategic effort to remove ISIS while also worrying about who and what could come next once they have been destroyed. It’s not just ISIS, there is still al-Qaida as well as more covert actors like the Muslim Brotherhood that President Obama legitimized in Egypt before the Egyptians took their country back.

Ryan And McCarthy Playing Small Ball Against Islam’s Civilization Jihad

The Capitol Switchboard is 1-866-220-0044 we urge CHQ readers to call Speaker Ryan, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Homeland Security Chairman Mike McCaul to tell them it is time to confront the subversive pre-violent elements of civilization jihad, such as influence operations, lawfare, infiltration, migration, material support for terrorism, etc. Tell them that there is no acceptable substitute for Victory Over Jihad and that their bill falls far short of putting in place the tools necessary to defeat the clear and present danger civilization jihad presents to constitutional liberty and Western civilization.

Cruz Nails Obama Willful Blindness To Muslim Terrorism And Its Goals

As our friend Frank Gaffney put it so memorably after Senator Ted Cruz's stellar questioning of DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson, “The U.S. government is, indeed, ‘willfully blind’ about sharia-supremacism and the danger it poses to America.  Sen. Ted Cruz has established that Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson could qualify for a seeing-eye dog – and why… These are the narratives of the Muslim Brotherhood – and proof-positive of their successful, subversive influence operations inside the Obama administration.”

Muslim Terrorism In America: See Something, Say Nothing

Our friend Philip B. Haney yesterday testified before Senator Ted Cruz’s Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts to explain just how deeply the Obama administration has been penetrated by the Muslim Brotherhood. Haney is the author of the must-read book See Something, Say Nothing: A Homeland Security Officer Exposes the Government's Submission to Jihad that we strongly recommend to CHQ readers.

Fact: Ryan And Obama Are Importing Muslim Terrorism

Out of 580 individuals convicted on terrorism or terrorism-related offenses between September 11, 2001 and December 31, 2014 at least 380 of them were foreign born, and there's only one man responsible for keeping this existential threat to your safety and quality of life alive, and that's Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. We urge you to call Speaker Ryan’s office, the Capitol Switchboard is 1-866-220-0044, tell Speaker Ryan that you will hold him personally responsible for the next jihadi attack on our country.

Trump Is Right: Hillary Puts Refugees Ahead Of Inner City Americans

Trump's comments about Hillary Clinton's plans to expand the refugee resettlement program are dead on. Nothing captures how the “iron triangle” of entrenched Washington insider interests uses its influence on Congress to raid the Treasury and betray the American people as does the refugee “resettlement” industry.

Donald Trump Should Thank Ted Cruz For This Speech

We think every American should read or hear this speech by Ted Cruz and Trump’s speech on Muslim terrorism from earlier this week. Their mutual understanding of how to fight and win the war Islam has declared on America and the West revives our faint hope that Trump and Cruz might find a way to work together in the campaign against Hillary Clinton.

Clinton Rejects 'America First'

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

If Trump will stay true to his message, he can win the foreign policy debate, and the election, because what he is arguing for is what Americans want.

Simple Patriotism Trumps Ideology

Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal

I’d been thinking that maybe Mr. Trump’s appeal is simple: What Trump supporters believe, what they perceive as they watch him, is that he is on America’s side. His statements radiate the idea that he’s not at all interested in ideology, only in making America great again—through border security and tough trade policy, etc. He’s saying he’s on America’s side, period.

A Return to the National Interest

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

Military intervention for reasons of ideology or nation building is not an Eisenhower or Nixon or Reagan tradition. It is not a Republican tradition. It is a Bush II-neocon deformity, an aberration that proved disastrous for the United States and the Middle East.

Warning from Brussels: Ted Cruz Has the Best Team to Defeat Jihad

Ted Cruz’s choice of his national security team shows he gets it and his choice of Frank Gaffney as a member of his national security team proves once again that Cruz is the only candidate for President that conservatives can trust to actually deliver a workable strategy to defeat ISIS and defend our homeland and culture from the Islamist threat.

Rubio “Rattled” in CNN’s Testosterone Booster Debate

Last night’s CNN national security debate was a testosterone-fueled neo-con slugfest in which most of the candidates vied with one another over how quickly after their election they would launch another Mideast invasion. But Marco Rubio, the campaign's leading hawk, lost his cool when Rand Paul and Ted Cruz hammered him on his advocacy of amnesty for illegal aliens, open borders and jihadist refugee resettlement while Donald Trump decried the enormous cost of the disastrous policies Rubio has advocated.