Anwar al-Awlaki and American Exceptionalism

When US special forces took aim at Anwar al-Awlaki, and pulled the trigger, they ruptured the very foundations of our political system – and paved the way for its future collapse. The skeptical reader is bound to ask: Really? Can it be true that the – no doubt well-deserved – death of a known terrorist, … Continue reading “Anwar al-Awlaki and American Exceptionalism”

‘Paulites’ vs. ‘Palinites’

Walter Russell Mead, the distinguished foreign policy analyst and editor of The American Interest, has taken on the subject of the so-called Tea Party – the populist American movement to cut the size of government – and its attitude toward foreign policy, a topic that has been much cause for speculation. A recent op ed … Continue reading “‘Paulites’ vs. ‘Palinites’”