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There's a Reason George Washington Warned against "Entangling Relationships"

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/21/2022

America's Cold War relationships have created conditions for very hot wars to take place. The current war in Ukraine is part of that sorry Cold War legacy.

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Expect Washington to Throw a Fit over China's New Deal with the Solomon Islands

Money and BanksWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/20/2022

Washington regards the entire world as its "sphere of influence." But now Beijing is looking to follow the US playbook on hegemony and expand Beijing's network of military bases abroad.

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Vietnam Should Have Been the End of US Foreign Intervention. It Wasn't, and the World Is Worse Off

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/20/2022

Remember "the lessons of Vietnam"? For all of the talk in Washington of avoiding similar conflicts in the future, US policy has been to intervene even more aggressively than it did pre-Vietnam.

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How Russia Uses Immigration and Naturalization to Grow State Power

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog04/14/2022

Moscow has used naturalization and immigration to effect demographic change and encourage conflict between ethnic groups in neighboring states. It has proven to be an effective foreign policy tool.

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Instead of War, Russia, Ukraine and Their Allies Should Try the Free Market

Free MarketsWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/13/2022

To no one's surprise, governments that interfere with their economies at every turn are at war with each other. Perhaps there is another path to peace.

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Heavy Sanctions against Russia Could Usher in a Wider Economic War

Global EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/09/2022

The sanctions against Russia have the potential to spiral into something much larger. Indeed, many governments are using the current conflict as an opportunity to further push "green energy," rearmament, and other big-spending schemes.

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Russia's Invasion of Ukraine Is Just the Latest Expression of Pan-Slavic Authoritarianism

DemocracyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/08/2022

Trying to understand the Russian invasion of Ukraine from the exclusive viewpoint of modern Western democracy is to ignore the long history of authoritarian leadership in Russia.

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After More Than a Month of Fighting, Where Do Things Stand in the Russia-Ukraine War?

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/07/2022

While the battlefield results are mixed, much of the action in the Russia-Ukraine war is happening beyond the warring countries.

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The "Rules-Based International Order" Is Dead. Washington Killed It.

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/05/2022

From globalization to sanctions, to international institutions like the UN, the US is leading a small global fragment that's little more than NATO and a handful of friends. Meanwhile, two-thirds of the global economy isn't signing on.

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NATO: Our International Welfare Queens

War and Foreign Policy

Blog03/30/2022

The states of Europe have more than enough wealth and military potential to deal with a second-rate power like Russia. The American taxpayers, on the other hand, deserve a break from Europe's grifting. 

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