foreign policy

America Should Stop Trying To Fix Iraq, Syria, And Everywhere Else

Much of the Muslim world  is aflame and U.S. policy bears much of the blame.  Washington’s relentless attempt to reorder and reshape complex peoples, distant places, and volatile disputes has backfired spectacularly.

Instead of Reassuring Europeans, President Should Tell Them to Defend Themselves

President Obama should stop reassuring other nations that they can remain permanent welfare dependents of the U.S.  He should start reassuring the American people that he will put their interests before those of countries reluctant to help themselves.

Useful Idiots and the Strange Release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Totalitarian movements, like radical Islam, always require “useful idiots,” such as Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's father, Robert Bergdahl, to help convince the people about to be enslaved that their soon-to-be totalitarian masters are saviors, not oppressors.

Ted Cruz: John Kerry Should Step Down

Burgess Everett, Politico

Sen. Ted Cruz called for the resignation of Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday afternoon, criticizing Kerry for reportedly telling world leaders that he fears Israel could become an “apartheid state.”

Nationalism, Not NATO, Is Our Great Ally

Patrick Buchanan, Buchanan.org

A new world is coming. While perhaps unwelcome news for the transnational elites championing such causes as climate change and battling global economic inequality, it's hard to see any great threat in all this to the true interests of the American people.

Nigerian People Must Liberate Their Land, End Political Failure, Open Greater Economic Potential

Orji Uzor Kalu, a potential presidential candidate in Nigeria says “The more the economy goes out of government to the private sector the better it will be for the economy” and to release the country's vast economic potential he “would like to see small government and big enterprise.”

Russia vs. Ukraine: The Tragic Perils of Nationalism

From America’s standpoint, whose flag flies over Crimea today is irrelevant. But the revival of nationalism backed by military intervention sets an ominous precedent.

Has Foreign Policy Saved Lindsay Graham?

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

Graham has used his criticism of Obama's foreign policy to squash the threat of a serious GOP challenge. But that doesn't change conservatives' disdain for his big government record.

2016: Cruz Moves to RPaul's Right on Social Issues

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has staked out ground to Sen. Rand Paul's (R-KY) right on foreign policy, and he may be doing the same on social issues in Iowa, home of the nation's first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses.

North Korea: Dealing with a Human Rights Scourge and Security Threat

There never has been any question about the extraordinary nature of North Korea's tyranny.  But the United Nations just released its own gruesome analysis.

A Tea Party of Rivals

Stephen F. Hayes, The Weekly Standard

What will come of the Ted Cruz-Rand Paul foreign policy split.

Ted Cruz, Rand Paul Trade Barbs Over Foreign Policy

Fox News Latino Staff

Ted Cruz has attempted to smooth over tensions with fellow Tea Party favorite, Rand Paul, after the two quite publicly disagreed over the U.S.'s role in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. But apparently, Paul isn’t taking the peace offering.

Most Oppose Becoming Too Involved in Ukraine

Mario Trujillo, The Hill

A new Pew Research poll found 56% of people say the U.S. should not get too involved after Russian forces took over the Crimean Peninsula in Ukraine. Another 29% think the U.S. needs to take a firm stand.

Blaming Putin on Conservatives

Aaron Goldstein, American Spectator

This liberal trio thinks conservatives actually love Putin.

Ukraine: Time for Europeans To Take Over Europe’s Defense

Putin is wrong, dangerously wrong.  But how to punish Moscow?  America’s direct stake in the controversy between Russia and Ukraine is essentially nil.

Rand’s Stand on Foreign Policy

W. James Antle III, American Conservative

Senator Paul won CPAC again. Is he also winning the GOP's debate over war and peace?

Cruz: Lack of US Leadership Emboldened Putin

Melanie Batley, Newsmax

Russian President Vladimir Putin's aggressive show in Ukraine is just one of many examples of the consequences of Obama's "abdication of global leadership," Sen. Ted Cruz says.

Sarah Palin Was Right About Ukraine

Brad Knickerbocker, Christian Science Monitor

Back in 2008, Sarah Palin predicted that Russia might invade Ukraine, as it had Georgia, if Barack Obama became president. She's gone on Facebook to remind her critics that she was right.

Ukraine Will Be More Democratic Without McCain And Obama Meddling

As Senator Rand Paul said during last year’s demonstrations that overthrew the Islamist government in Egypt, America has a terrible record of picking winners and losers in the domestic upheavals of foreign countries. Now Senator McCain wants to put the Obama administration in charge of the rebuilding of Ukraine on the American taxpayers’ dime? 

Gingrich: Kerry Should Resign Over Global Warming Remarks

Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller

Newt Gingrich took to Twitter to call for Sect. of State John Kerry to resign for calling global warming the “world’s most fearsome weapon of mass destruction.”