Obama’s Mythical Retreat from Military Force

Here’s a thought: The Iraq War boosters who enthusiastically promoted the idea that a violent invasion would deliver a stable democracy should keep their opinions about the next U.S. war to themselves. For many pundits and (mostly) Republican politicians, the Obama years have been a time of serious decline of American power in the world. … Continue reading “Obama’s Mythical Retreat from Military Force”

Iraq All Over Again?

For at least the past two decades, political leaders in the United States and Israel have warned that Iran was on the threshold of building a nuclear weapon. From what we’ve been hearing lately from the media, Iran is once again … on that threshold. Touting thousands of pages of carefully vetted intelligence, menacing satellite … Continue reading “Iraq All Over Again?”