Jacob Heilbrunn is editor of The National Interest.
TNI's Jacob Heilbrunn sits down with Tokyo University's Akio Takahara.
Over the past five decades, beginning with his service to Richard Nixon and continuing to the present, Scowcroft has played a central role in promoting an internationalist foreign policy grounded in realist precepts.
As the primary season heats up, Rand Paul’s rivals will increasingly seek to use him as a foil to buttress their own positions.
With its proximity to the Middle East, Europe is the locus of efforts to target terrorism at the West. Now is not the time, to borrow a phrase from Margaret Thatcher, to go wobbly.
The Post’s editorial-page editor, Fred Hiatt, is championing the revival of crusading foreign-policy doctrines that, more often than not, have brought Washington to grief in the past.
"In the end, any autopsy report will have to conclude that the magazine perished from a series of self-inflicted wounds.
"If there wasn’t a crisis in U.S.-Israel relations before the appearance of Jeffrey Goldberg’s explosive new article in the Atlantic, then there is one now."
Perhaps no one has inadvertently done more to revive the fortunes of the neocons and liberal hawks than President Obama.
"The permanent war that Cheney and his neocon chums dreamed of is fast becoming a reality."
This is realism on steroids.
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