The Obama administration is making some adjustments to its foreign policy approach, but not enough to deal with the challenges we face.
Anne R. PierceJune 21, 2016
In the evolving determination of American interests, is Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi a repackaged pharaoh, or a miracle of God’s favor?
Jayson CasperApril 29, 2016
On April 2 at Providence’s “Islam, the Middle East, and Christian Engagement with the Middle East” event in Middleburg, Virginia, Chris Seiple spoke about how Americans and Christians could use soft power to engage with various communities.
Chris SeipleApril 11, 2016
Obama and Bush demonstrate the dangers of overly aggressive and overly passive foreign policies, but they share something in common: a deeply moral vision of America’s role in the world.
Daniel StrandMarch 29, 2016
Can anyone imagine Truman or Eisenhower, Johnson or Reagan responding in a similar manner if Stalin, Khrushchev, or Brezhnev complimented them? Did they praise Moscow for blockading Berlin, for crushing Hungary, for snuffing out the Prague Spring, for smothering Poland, for being strong, for killing terrorists, for keeping restive peoples in line?
Alan DowdMarch 21, 2016
Despite a posture of inquiry, Jeffrey Goldberg’s journalistic empathy dissolves into rank advocacy: journalism as echo chamber. Here is what access to ultimate political power can breed: something that rings false from beginning to end, something much closer to propaganda than truth-seeking.
Joseph LoconteMarch 18, 2016
If America wants to constrain tyranny and prevent anarchy in ways that are both just and sustainable, it must resist the temptation of empire and embrace again a vision of international collaborative peacekeeping.
Gideon StraussMarch 15, 2016
Terry Ascott’s solution for the Middle East tramples over one of the region’s most sacred cows: Redraw the map.
Jayson CasperMarch 4, 2016
Ian Bremmer’s Superpower gives a good critique about America’s incoherent foreign policy and is a good introduction to different foreign policy choices.
Mark MeltonMarch 2, 2016