Did you watch last night’s GOP debate? Fantastic entertainment value, some serious policy ideas, and a fair dose of irresponsible rhetoric about terrorism and how we should deal with it. Read my piece at CNN.com.
Newsweek picked up one of my recent Cato blog posts in which I argue that the president should probably just go ahead and not pay too much attention to public opinion about what to do with the Syrian refugees. You can read the full piece here.
Why does President Obama feel the urgent need to mediate the Russian-Turkish relationship? Staying out of it can only improve U.S. policy toward Syria. Read my piece at Time.com here.
Today in the Guardian Erik Goepner and I identify the warning signs in Syria that suggest the U.S. is once again starting down a slippery slope to escalation and entanglement. You can read the piece here.
Today I have a piece up at The National Interest warning about how the famous “credibility gap” from the Vietnam era is starting to rear its ugly head again. It’s bad enough when things aren’t going the way the government wants them too, but spinning, lying, and covering up just makes things worse. Read the […]
This week my piece in The Atlantic argues for a pivot away from military action towards a humanitarian strategy. My suggestion: let’s find a place for all the Syrian refugees.
Erik Goepner and I break down our dangerous obsession with military victory at Time.com here.
My latest piece is up on the Cato blog here.
Turns out Millennials are the strongest supporters of Obama’s deal on Iran’s nukes. My take along with Erik Goepner in the Philadelphia Inquirer today: http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/20150727_Millennials_support_Iran_deal.html
Here is the executive summary of my white paper, “Millennials and U.S. Foreign Policy,” just published by Cato. To read the whole thing click here. To catch the 10 minute podcast click here. To watch the presentation and discussion at Cato click here. Millennials and U.S. Foreign Policy: Executive Summary The Millennial Generation, those roughly […]