Why Libertarians Are Skeptics (But not all Skeptics Are Libertarians)
Earlier this week at Cato-@-Liberty, David Boaz posted a very useful and timely response to a Heritage Foundation view of military spending that will likely be of interest to a wide audience.
Will 2012 Be to Iran What 1998 Was to Iraq?
I have been fairly sanguine that another war in the Middle East will not occur despite the recent outbursts from both Washington and Tehran.
Dan Drezner Is (Partly) Wrong about Realism
Getting Tough with Iran
One would think that America’s volatile and still inconclusive intrusions into Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Yemen and, most recently, Libya would give American pundits and policy makers pause when discussing Iran. No such luck.
An Insecure America Scapegoats China
A new year brings new opportunities for harsh rhetoric toward China.
Iran’s Bluster and Weakness
Iran this week punctuated ten days of naval exercises in the Strait of Hormuz and threats to close it with a
New Year Brings Good News on Terrorism: Experts Wrong Again
This new year may be a bit happier because top foreign-policy experts—the “very people who have run America’s national-security apparatus over the past half century”—have yet again proved to be wrong.