The Myth of a Moderate Obama
The president is no pragmatic centrist. In fact, he has the most expansive and leftist vision in the history of the presidency.
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Netanyahu may insist his state is "not neo-colonial," but Vladimir Jabotinsky, his ideological ancestor, saw things differently.
There are growing signs of a divergence in American-Israeli relations and interests.
American NGOs that push for democratic change abroad are facing growing resistance.
The intelligence failures of Iraq seriously constrained policy makers in other areas.
U.S. policy makers have all too often clung to orthodoxies even as they fail. Yet a select few have managed to turn the ship of state around, to a better course.
The German thinker's name has been attached to a wide range of modern ideas—poststructuralism, postmodernism, gender studies, etc.—yet he was more a man of his day than of ours.