Category Archives: Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs: U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren- ‘A Foreign Policy For All

Source:The New Democrat From Senator Elizabeth Warren Foreign Affairs Magazine “ENDING ENDLESS WAR A foreign policy that works for all Americans must also be driven by honest assessments of the full costs and risks associated with going to war. All three … Continue reading

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Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy: Time For a Coalition of The Able and Willing to Destroy ISIS

Source: Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy: Time For a Coalition of The Able and Willing to Destroy ISIS For anyone to say that this is just about revenge for what happened in Paris and … Continue reading

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Associated Press: Sandy Kozel- Deal Reached Over Iranian Nuclear Program

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus From what I’ve seen of the Iranian nuclear deal so far, it looks very good to me. The only issue that I have with it is the part where Iran, … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- ‘Michael T. Klare- Hard Power, Soft Power & Energy Power’

Source:The New Democrat I’ve been thinking about this myself, but up until now have never gotten around to blogging about this. But what if in response to Russia invading Ukraine and threatening to cut off Ukraine and Europe from oil … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Jose W. Fernandez & Eric Lorber: Opening Cuba to American Telecommunications Investment

Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Jose W Fernandez & Eric Lorber: Opening Cuba to American Telecommunications Investment This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress I agree that opening up the Cuban telecommunications industry and allowing for others to … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FIXGOV- William Galston- The American People to its Leaders: Ground Troops Against ISIS and a Stronger National Defense

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I think its pretty clear about what we’ve learned in the last thirteen-years or so in our Middle East adventures. That if you try to defend and govern a country … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Martin S. Indyk- A Return to The Middle Eastern Great Game

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Support Middle Eastern dictators in the past may have worked in the past up until 1978 or so with the fall of the Shah of Iran, as far as maintaining … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Alan J. Kuperman: “How Barack Obama Failed Libya”: Not Really

Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Alan J. Kuperman: How Obama Failed in Libya This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress I supported a limited intervention of Libya that would have a coalition between America and Europe especially NATO … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: William J. Dobson: A Victory For Democratic Foreign Policy

This post was originally posted at FRS FreeState on WordPress, May, 2011 and then reposted The New Republic: Opinion: William J. Dobson: A Victory For Democratic Foreign Policy I had just turned five years old and was in kindergarten when … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Jamelle Bouie: Neocons Already Destroyed Iraq: Why Neoconservatives Should be Ignored on Iraq

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld Slate: Opinion: Jamelle Bouie: The Neocons Already Destroyed Iraq Once There’s an old American expression “fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me”. Which basically translates if you are dumb enough … Continue reading

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