We have seen how “values” rhetoric has been used to legitimize and whitewash aggressive and illegal actions.
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Hannah wants us to believe that the Israeli government is so fanatically opposed to this successful nonproliferation agreement that it would commit the…
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So Much for the 'Rules-Based Order'Secretary Blinken stated in an interview with 60 Minutes that “Our purpose…is to uphold this rules-based order that China is posing a challenge …
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Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s interview with 60 Minutes’ Norah O’Donnell was notable for the hawkish, leading nature of the interviewer’s questio…
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The inability of so many of our politicians and policymakers to see things the way that leaders in the other government see them is a debilitating weak…
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Nothing demonstrates the emptiness of Biden administration rhetoric about “rules-based order” better than letting Trump’s decision stand.
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There were not many foreign policy specifics in Biden’s address to Congress last night. Iran and North Korea received a cursory mention: On Iran and No…
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Senators are open to a Biden meeting with Putin provided that it doesn’t achieve anything: Senators from both parties tell Axios they generally approve…
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Elliott Abrams writes in The Wall Street Journal to announce the creation of a new organization intended to bridge the gap between hawks that hated Tru…
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Benjamin Armbruster comments on the stupidest manufactured controversy of the year (so far): But buried toward the end of the piece, the Times reported…
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The New York Times reported on the end of the Russian military buildup on the Ukrainian border in a very strange way: The Russian president went up to …
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Bing West tries to frighten Americans about what withdrawal from Afghanistan will mean for the world: Abandoning Afghanistan does not presage attacks a…
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