US foreign policy

Why can’t America just take out Assad?

David Alpher | 12 April 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: Assad regime, assad regime, syria conflict, Syria conflict, US foreign policy, us foreign policy
Nature abhors a vacuum, and outsde solutions never work.

The virtue of subtlety: a U.S. strategy against the Islamic State

George Friedman | 10 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, Stratfor, US foreign policy
The American strategy in the Middle East is fixed: allow powers in the region to balance against each other. When that fails, intervene.

US defence policy in the wake of the Ukrainian affair

George Friedman | 10 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Stratfor, Ukraine, US foreign policy
Rethinking American strategy in the framework of conventional war against enemies fighting on their own terrain.

Cultural imperialism on the march

Robert R. Reilly | 13 May 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: homosexuality, same-sex marriage, US foreign policy
Why is the Obama administration promoting Gay Pride Months and campaigning for gay rights in countries like Pakistan and El Salvador?

Let’s talk about just war

Nathaniel Peters | 08 February 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, just war, US foreign policy
In a country where opinion oscillates between the extremes of realism and pacifism, learning the history of the just war tradition is important.

Challenges for post-election US foreign policy

George Friedman | 14 November 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: China, Europe, US foreign policy
Following the presidential election, the United States faces a difficult foreign-policy balancing act in a changing world order.

Bombs across the border

Jacob Shively | 10 February 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: just war, Pakistan, US foreign policy
The US makes a strong case that its military interventions in Pakistan are just and legal. Whether they’re good is another question.

The US - Pakistan tightrope

George Friedman | 13 May 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Pakistan, Stratfor, US foreign policy
The option of breaking with Pakistan because on some level it is acting in opposition to American interests does not exist.

Promoting democracy abroad

Carson Holloway | 07 April 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, Middle East, US foreign policy
Is America morally obliged to support democratic movements in the Middle East - or anywhere?

Libya and the limits of American power

Godfrey Hodgson | 10 March 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Libya, Middle East, US foreign policy
At a time of straitened economic circumstances, what price is the United States willing to pay to ensure liberty abroad?

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