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Section: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (USA)

      Why winning in Ukraine matters
      Dec18

      Why winning in Ukraine matters

      This article will be published in the December 28 issue of The Weekly Standard.It’s said that hopeless causes are the only ones worth fighting for. At first blush, that’s Ukraine. On a recent visit to Kiev, we heard account after account of the problems facing Ukraine, the two most serious being corruption and the ongoing conflict...

      Why Obama can’t catch up with Putin’s increasingly bold moves
      Dec14

      Why Obama can’t catch up with Putin’s increasingly bold moves

      As conscientious chroniclers do, Michael Doran, in his painstaking examination of the Obama administration’s disastrous foreign policy toward Russia, both instructs us and provokes thoughts and questions that may exceed the intended scope of his essay. Specifically, one is drawn to ask: what caused this policy to be so dismal, so strewn...

      How not to have a conversation about foreign policy
      Dec11

      How not to have a conversation about foreign policy

      Oxford Dictionaries define “ad hominem” as an argument “directed against a person rather than the position they are maintaining.” It is therefore disappointing that in his article about libertarianism and foreign policy in The American Conservative, my former colleague at the Cato Institute, Doug Bandow, spends as much time dissecting the...

      No German bomb—At least for now
      Dec10

      No German bomb—At least for now

      This past September, the U.S. Air Force introduced a cache of 20 new B61-12 nuclear bombs to the Luftwaffe’s Büchel Air Base in western Germany. The upgrade, part of the NATO program on nuclear “sharing,” replaced a higher-yield version of the venerable B61 with a less destructive weapon, but it nonetheless sparked protest by opposition...

      Memo to our next president
      Dec07

      Memo to our next president

      Dear Mr./Madam President:It is January 2017: You have before you a critical opportunity — and an imperative — to renew America’s leadership role in world affairs. History has shown that when the president makes a case to the American people, they listen. You will hear that now is a moment of unprecedented division and partisan anger. You...

      Why American leadership still matters
      Dec03

      Why American leadership still matters

      Full list of bipartisan contributors to this reportDownload the PDF or read the report in its entirety below.EXECUTIVE SUMMARY A strong, bipartisan commitment to global leadership has informed America’s foreign policy since we emerged from World War II. Today, however, the global architecture the United States has conceived, built, and...

      Is China a friend of Israel?
      Nov16

      Is China a friend of Israel?

      The following piece was originally published in Mosaic Magazine. The world order created by the United States is under great strain. Russia continues to change the territorial status quo in Europe and now in the Middle East; Iran competes with Islamic State for hegemony in the Persian Gulf; China is busy asserting its sway in East Asia. All of...

      The EU leads boldly on Israeli-Palestinian peace
      Nov12

      The EU leads boldly on Israeli-Palestinian peace

      Yesterday, the European Union in its infinite wisdom decided to implement a demand that all products made in Israeli settlement the West Bank and Gaza be labeled. CNN explains:Labeling such goods as “product from Golan Heights” or “product from West Bank” would not be specific enough and therefore would not be acceptable, the commission said....

      Fortress Europe is the biggest threat to Ukraine’s future
      Nov10

      Fortress Europe is the biggest threat to Ukraine’s future

      The European Union finds itself in the midst of multiple crises. It might be torn apart by the refugee crisis, the rise of nationalistic populism in Central Europe, the repercussions of a possible Brexit, or by the return, in some form, of the debt crisis that has been ravaging Greece for over five years now. However, the risk that these crises...

      Governments have gone to war on Internet freedom
      Nov09

      Governments have gone to war on Internet freedom

      The Internet has been doing too good of a job promoting freedom, international cooperation, and the exchange of ideas. So much so that governments around the world are fighting back.That appears to be the bottom line of a recent survey by Freedom House. Its Freedom on the Net 2015, the fifth in its annual series on government policies and...

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