American foreign policy

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What to expect from a Biden-Harris foreign policy

20 November 2020 10:29 am

It’s of course premature to even speculate as to how the new administration will fashion a foreign policy. But enough…

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The next American empire

13 November 2020 8:19 am

Americans have never been sure of their standing in the world, and the world has never been sure of Americans’…

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The wars go on

11 November 2020 7:39 am

America’s longest war has just entered its 20th year. The US invaded Afghanistan in October 2001 to overthrow the Taliban…

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Joe Biden’s endless wars

27 October 2020 2:04 am

In just over a week, the Empire hopes to strike back. Joe Biden personifies the foreign policy of endless war…

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The real reason for Pope Francis’s disgraceful Pompeo snub

3 October 2020 3:35 am

Why did Pope Francis refuse to meet Secretary Pompeo in Rome this week? The obvious answer is that he didn’t…

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A warning letter from the niece of Osama bin Laden

21 September 2020 4:44 am

Dear America, Two-hundred-and-forty-four years ago, the resolve, courage, and wisdom of your Founding Fathers forever changed the course of history.…

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Pompeo: Biden will give ‘hundreds of billions of dollars to a theocratic, corrupt regime’

15 September 2020 6:50 am

Washington DC Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Monday that if Joe Biden wins the November elections, an incoming…

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After Trump, the reckoning

1 September 2020 1:28 am

As voters prepare to pass judgment on Donald Trump’s presidency in November, they might want to entertain a few counterfactuals.…

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Trump’s troop move is a 21st-century strategy

31 July 2020 1:27 am

Why should the United States prop up the defense of Germany, the richest country in Europe — and against Russia,…

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What is the US Navy doing in the Persian Gulf?

30 April 2020 5:39 am

American alliances and security commitments tend to live on long after the world has changed. Many of our far flung…

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Global warning: 2020 Dems are floundering on foreign policy

26 February 2020 1:53 am

This article is in The Spectator’s March 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. What would a Michael Bloomberg foreign policy look like? A…

Tony Judt: a man of paradox who made perfect sense

7 February 2015 9:00 am

Tony Judt was not only a great historian, he was also a great essayist and commentator on international politics. Few…

Cowboys and Muslims: that’s the new global power struggle, according to the latest great American novel

10 January 2015 9:00 am

‘I’m pleading with you, with tears in my eyes: if you fuck with me, I’ll kill you all.’ When ‘The…