Modern conservatism was born of the conviction that what happens abroad matters at home.
Luke SchumacherFebruary 9, 2023
Volodymyr Zelensky’s wartime leadership personifies a fierce defense of hearth, home and national sovereignty, a strong sense of national identity, a rejection of imperialism, marital and family values, and regard for human life, all while being in sync with the national purpose of the Ukrainian people.
Kennedy LeeOctober 24, 2022
Some America First Republicans are nearly indistinguishable from the standard fare retreaters we were served from the “Blame America First” leftists of the Cold War.
Rebeccah HeinrichsJuly 22, 2022
An outright transatlantic breakup isn’t imminent today, but some European countries may eventually try to balance the US and China geopolitically.
Mark MeltonJanuary 23, 2020
Nationalists believe that humanity is divided into mutually distinct, internally coherent groups defined by shared traits like language, religion, or culture, and that these groups should each have their own governments. There is an alternative.
Paul D. MillerJanuary 21, 2020
The United States can protect its interests and promulgate its values at the same time. If we are to be exceptional, we must live in the tension that exceptionalism brings.
Robert NicholsonMay 29, 2019
When it comes to democracy promotion, it seems the Obama-Trump era is the aberration.
Alan DowdFebruary 4, 2019
The downward trend in foreign aid spending by the US government is not a function of the American people losing interest in foreign aid. After all, it has never been popular. More likely, it’s a function of presidents no longer defending foreign aid, explaining it, or connecting it to the national interest.
Alan DowdNovember 12, 2018
Recent passage of the BUILD Act, which aims to “facilitate market-based private sector development and inclusive economic growth in less developed countries,” presents an ideal opportunity to discuss the thorny issue of foreign aid.
Alan DowdNovember 7, 2018