Washington's record on forcible territorial change is exceedingly weak.
The next Hitler is not hiding under every bush.
Just as people on the political left need to acknowledge Fidel Castro's awful record, people on the political right need to admit that the policy they embraced for dealing with Cuba was both ineffectual and cruel.
And should the U.S. be worried?
America can defend its narrow interests without crawling into bed with the likes of Rodrigo Duterte.
A wise realist foreign policy has a strong moral component.
Both Washington and Beijing need to prevent their allies from creating security crises.
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