We have to be far, far more critical of which measurements we can take as proxies for a healthy nation. Economists can’t make these distinctions and libertarians don’t want to.
James DiddamsDecember 14, 2022
Foreign policy does not have to be driven by altruism to be moral. Instead, they are the natural product of a mature prudence and prioritization of the national interest.
Rebecca MunsonNovember 30, 2022
The fact that many in Congress, as well as large segments of the American electorate and commentariat, consider court-packing a morally legitimate political tactic reveals serious deficits in our society’s understanding of and respect for the rule of law, America’s founding principles, and justice itself. What is more, it shows disrespect for the very idea of truth.
Aaron RhodesJuly 7, 2021
The fact that Americans have shifted their focus back to domestic concerns isn’t abnormal or un-American. It is the predictable resurgence of the two domestically focused schools of the American foreign policy tradition.
Walter Russell Mead & Grady NixonAugust 18, 2020
Nationalism should form the bonds of social contract in any great power, and should not just be an idea that is despised by the far-left and usurped by the far-right.
Sumantra MaitraNovember 14, 2019
In light of its actions in 2016, there should be no question as to whether Vladimir Putin’s Russia is or can be a friend.
Alan DowdNovember 20, 2017
Serious praise of America by prominent Christian thinkers was hard to find this Independence Day, but we should be willing to appreciate and defend her.
Rebeccah HeinrichsJuly 26, 2017