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The Trump Doctrine

President Trump’s remarks at the UN were noteworthy, not so much for their radical departure from the interventionist policies of the two Bush presidents, and their rejection of the weakness and globalism of Obama, but for their return to the principles of George Washington.

Bring Back Pax Americana

Daniel Henninger, Wall Street Journal

A stable world of productive institutions protected by military strength was the project led by the U.S. after World War II. It came to be known as Pax Americana, or peace through global U.S. leadership. In a world so disordered that attending church puts one’s life at risk, reinventing a Pax Americana appropriate to the 21st century is overdue.

The Foreign Policy Of The First Tea Party Prez

Angelo Codevilla, The Federalist

The first Tea Party president, transcending today’s sterile confrontations between “interventionism” & “isolationism,” between “moralism” & “realism,” would practice a foreign policy as defined by GWashington: to “choose peace or war, as our interest, guided by justice, shall counsel.”