Foreign Policy

Brexit could bring United States and UK closer on trade

Earlier this week, Americans celebrated the original Brexit—the Declaration of Independence, written and signed in 1776.

More than five years would pass before General Washington won his decisive victory at Yorktown, and two more before a...

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Time to rethink NATO

Donald Trump angered the D.C. establishment when he said that NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance, may be obsolete and the U.S. should reassess its spending on the alliance. Hillary Clinton has used Trump’s comments as another...

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It is time for a paradigm shift in U.S. foreign aid

America needs to rethink how we distribute our foreign aid around the world. I came to Congress on the promise of cutting wasteful government spending.  There are plenty of examples of the government playing loose with taxpayer money, but...

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Drone death numbers: has my family been counted?

On Friday, President Obama announced the number of civilians he believes he has killed with drones over the past seven years. The number is between 64 and 116. These were ordinary people killed in countries where the U.S. is not at war; in places...

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Moldova’s Tywin Lannister?

U.S. policymakers, and international financial institutions (IFIs), including the White House, the State Department, the Justice Department, and the IMF, need to take a fresh look at Moldova, a small but vital country in Eastern Europe. Moldova’s...

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