"The time for an ostrich-like American posture has long since passed."
"Obama is simply less personally engaged in foreign policy matters than any of his predecessors reaching as far back as Herbert Hoover."
We cannot mold other states in our own image.
Backing him into a corner would be foolish. But Moscow will not negotiate with a spineless Washington.
Putin rightly senses weakness, not only the part of Europe—long the weak reed in the Western alliance—but on the part of Washington as well.
The Obama administration was right to offer Moscow assistance with ensuring security at the Olympics. Russia should accept it.
Let's hope it goes better than the last one.
The Obama administration should be nicer to its ally.
By forcing the government into crisis on a quarterly basis, the Tea Party is reducing the United States to the equivalent of the Fourth French Republic.
He's got tense relations with all of them—and they'll all have to play along in a nuclear deal.
Thanks to Mr. Putin, Washington has been given another chance to demonstrate the leadership that President Obama insists is America’s unique burden and responsibility.
The administration should exercise restraint toward Assad.
The Obama administration has turned the military into political collateral damage.
The Obama administration's talk of pulling out all troops is not wise.
Obama dawdled, and now it's too late to arm the rebels.
The latest personnel move is a deliberate slap at Republicans.
Britain's conservatives are dividing over their country's future in Europe.
Erbil has a lot to offer the United States.
National security remains on the president’s radar screen. But it is not nearly as important as other issues.
There is simply no justification for having a single American killed or wounded on the Afghan battlefield if all is certain to come to naught in a year’s time or less.
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