Buchanan RespondsIssue: Mar-Apr 2012
IN THE cover story of the previous issue of The National Interest, “Triumph of the New Wilsonism,” Nikolas K. Gvosdev and Ray Takeyh explore the question:
Are we witnessing a subtle paradigm shift, where governments’ treatment of their citizens, as opposed to their geopolitical conduct, is more important as a factor for U.S. policy? Does the Libya operation provide a model for low-cost, no-consequence interventions that Obama and other presidents may seek to employ elsewhere in the region and around the world?
They go on to propose: