Foreign Policy

Crimea is not Armageddon

Lamentable though Putin’s aggression is, it doesn’t rise to the level of military response from the United States or its NATO allies any more than the 2008 invasion of Georgia, the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia, or the 1956 invasion of Hungary. It would be madness to risk a major power war over this crisis.

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Realizing the Georgian dream

As Georgia progresses towards a more cooperative relationship with its northerly neighbor, many in the U.S. foreign policy community have begun to questions the motives and efficacy of this shift.

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Daschle distorts NAFTA outcomes to sell TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and "fast track" trade authority are generating heated debate.  TPP would expand on terms first established in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and extend them to additional countries. This...

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Kahane's legacy

Baruch Goldstein and Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s killer, Yigal Amir, were both followers of the notorious Rabbi Meir Kahane.

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Economic silver lining of a deal with Iran

A strong Iranian economy - once it has moderated its policies and compromised on the nuclear issue - can become the largest consumer of American goods and services in the Middle East.

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