Tag: US foreign policy

We May Be Losing but at Least We’re Morally Superior

Commentary “Can’t anybody here play this game?” That was the title, supposedly quoting the words of legendary Major League baseball manager Casey Stengel, of Jimmy Breslin’s book about the hapless, 120-game losing, 1962 New York Mets. I think the same words could apply to the American foreign policy establishment in the 45 years since another…


A Coherent Foreign Policy Could Revive Biden’s Fortunes

Commentary As America and the world watch the Biden administration sinking in every poll on its overall performance and in every specialized poll in each policy area, no one should imagine that the strategists of the Democratic Party, no matter how grim their reelection prospects may be right now, have resigned themselves to defeat. By…


Conservative Nationalism and US Foreign Policy

Commentary At its most exemplary, conservative nationalism is a democratically oriented and civic form of patriotism, a love of a particular place, maintaining that the world is best governed by independent nation-states and that only within the context of such states can a free citizenry experiment with constitutional forms of self-rule. In foreign policy, conservative…