There’s a brouhaha brewing in Germany over Obama’s foreign-policy visit. The presidential candidate is getting ready for a big trip to Europe and the Middle East to shore up his foreign-policy resumé. But is he really just showing his naïveté?
There have long been whispers that a terrorist attack would help John McCain’s presidential chances—and they’re now being repeated in the press. Yet the truth is that were one to occur, things could go either way.
John McCain says that talking to hostile regimes is appeasement, but Eisenhower, Nixon and Reagan wouldn’t agree. Are Democrats like Barack Obama heirs to the foreign-policy realism that Republicans now seem to spurn?