Historian Stephen Wertheim says two decades of failed wars have finally made America more likely to embrace military restraint.
"You don’t get to lose a war and expect the result to look like you won it," says the author of Tomorrow, the World: The Birth of U.S. Global Supremacy.
The foreign policy author and podcast host discusses Joe Biden's withdrawal and how to fix U.S. foreign policy.
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Our own house is not in order, and Washington has no business policing the world or forcibly remaking other countries in its own image.
For some, Trump’s troop drawdowns are too fast and too much. In reality, they’re too little and way too late.
The documentary Coup 53 explores how a seemingly easy regime change wrecked U.S. foreign policy for decades.
Despite a change in administrations, U.S. foreign policy in the 2010s stayed its wasteful, destructive course.
America's exit from Iraq could benefit both Iraqis and Americans.
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The Reason Roundtable panelists ask: Why so many hawks in the anti-Trump clump?
Promoters and detractors alike are not thinking through how unlikely it would be for Gabbard to seek and win the Green Party nomination, let alone come anywhere close to Jill Stein's totals from 2016.
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Trump Wishes Russia Luck in Syria as U.S. Bombs Its Own Bases and Erdogan Scoffs at Trump's Attempt to Make a Deal
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Washington's priority should be ending America's role in this fight.
Welcome to 21st-century politics (finally) with creation of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft.
Trump administration officials discuss plans to deploy 120,000 troops to the Middle East amidst rising tensions in the Persian Gulf.
Beto O'Rourke: U.S. 'Has Completely Forgotten Its Constitutional Responsibility to Lawfully Declare and End These Wars'
O'Rourke has long been a critic of U.S. intervention abroad.
The push for intervention is no surprise, and it should be given no quarter.
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In Mercenaries 2, China and the U.S. fight over pieces of Venezuela, before the entire country is wrecked by a nuclear warhead.
Trump Doubles Down on Withdrawing Troops From Syria Despite Freakout From Warmongering Establishment: Reason Roundup
"Does the USA want to be the Policeman of the Middle East?" the president asks-and gets a resounding yes from Republicans and Democrats.
The late Arizona senator's relentless energy and patriotic sense of honor led him to heroic acts of defiance, but also misguided support for disastrous foreign interventions.
The cautious prudence the U.S. desperately needed after a decade and a half of shoot-from-the-hip interventionism has been relegated to a talking point.
Pompeo's past support for regime change, and his current refusal to disavow the idea, disqualify him for the position of America's top diplomat.
Honor the dead by taking service members out of harm's way.
Yes, the president is erratic and incompetent. But prominent GOPers like John McCain have been saying crazy things about North Korea and elsewhere for a quarter century
U.S. fatalities bring America's misadventures overseas into the public eye, but only briefly.
There's not much the U.S. could have done to stop the killings.
The great disrupter of the establishment turns out to be-surprise, surprise-a man of the establishment.
Amid efforts to get Congress to vote on a new Authorization for Use of Military Force
Lessons about U.S. interventionism fast forgotten.