Archive for July, 2014

Destabilizer-in-Chief

Destabilizer-in-Chief

| July 9, 2014

In the Middle East, Obama’s retreat has created a catastrophic vacuum of power.

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Is Obama’s Foreign Policy Too European?

Is Obama’s Foreign Policy Too European?

| July 8, 2014

While Mr. Obama’s new style of diplomacy — soft power and nonintervention — was at first seen as a welcome break with the Bush years, five years later a dismal realization has set in. It turns out that soft power cannot replace hard power.

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The Post-Pax Americana World

The Post-Pax Americana World

| July 7, 2014

Who needs foreign policy when the arc of history is bending your way?

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America Surrenders in Iraq, Syria and Ukraine

America Surrenders in Iraq, Syria and Ukraine

| July 7, 2014

Now the world is learning the high price of American detachment.

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Power Struggles in Middle East Exploit Islam’s Ancient Sectarian Rift

Power Struggles in Middle East Exploit Islam’s Ancient Sectarian Rift

| July 5, 2014

A manifestation of a radically new scramble for power playing out across the region in the aftermath of the United States invasion of Iraq and the Arab Spring revolts.

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