Blogs: The Skeptics

Trump Ends the CIA Syria Pipeline: An Admission of Failure

America Cannot Become a Global Rome

The Skeptics

The principle of American foreign policy reform should not be ‘less intervention’ (though this is no doubt a consequence of the lesson to be learned), but the necessity of grand strategy. Further myopia will only beget confusion and disasters. America cannot become a global Rome: the world is simply too large and complex to be so managed. The only hope is to exercise influence conservatively and in a way cognizant of the limits of power.

Andrew Beddow is a student at the University of Michigan. He is president of the University of Michigan Chapter of the John Quincy Adams Society.

Image: An American soldier can be seen during a visit on the U.S. aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush, as it docks at Haifa port, Israel July 3, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun​

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America Historically Had a Restrained Foreign Policy: Its Time to Return to It

The Skeptics

The principle of American foreign policy reform should not be ‘less intervention’ (though this is no doubt a consequence of the lesson to be learned), but the necessity of grand strategy. Further myopia will only beget confusion and disasters. America cannot become a global Rome: the world is simply too large and complex to be so managed. The only hope is to exercise influence conservatively and in a way cognizant of the limits of power.

Andrew Beddow is a student at the University of Michigan. He is president of the University of Michigan Chapter of the John Quincy Adams Society.

Image: An American soldier can be seen during a visit on the U.S. aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush, as it docks at Haifa port, Israel July 3, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun​

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The Comeback Caliphate: How ISIS Could Regain Control of Iraq

The Skeptics

The principle of American foreign policy reform should not be ‘less intervention’ (though this is no doubt a consequence of the lesson to be learned), but the necessity of grand strategy. Further myopia will only beget confusion and disasters. America cannot become a global Rome: the world is simply too large and complex to be so managed. The only hope is to exercise influence conservatively and in a way cognizant of the limits of power.

Andrew Beddow is a student at the University of Michigan. He is president of the University of Michigan Chapter of the John Quincy Adams Society.

Image: An American soldier can be seen during a visit on the U.S. aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush, as it docks at Haifa port, Israel July 3, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun​

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This Group Hopes to Push America toward Regime Change in Iran

The Skeptics

The principle of American foreign policy reform should not be ‘less intervention’ (though this is no doubt a consequence of the lesson to be learned), but the necessity of grand strategy. Further myopia will only beget confusion and disasters. America cannot become a global Rome: the world is simply too large and complex to be so managed. The only hope is to exercise influence conservatively and in a way cognizant of the limits of power.

Andrew Beddow is a student at the University of Michigan. He is president of the University of Michigan Chapter of the John Quincy Adams Society.

Image: An American soldier can be seen during a visit on the U.S. aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush, as it docks at Haifa port, Israel July 3, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun​

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