Make no mistake: we should continue to vigorously oppose Russian actions that undermine international security in places like Ukraine and Syria. But instead of solely focusing on what drives us apart, let’s find the right areas to increase cooperation and improve the security of both countries and the world.
America Cannot Afford an Endless War in Afghanistan By Jim McGovern and John Isaacs Read this post on the Huffington Post. It’s time to face the fact that the U.S. mission in Afghanistan has changed significantly since 2001 when Congress passed the authorization for the use of military force there. We simply cannot continue on […]
It’s an unfortunate reality that’s often left unsaid: sharp rhetoric and tough international sanctions haven’t deterred North Korea from developing its nuclear weapons program. But American political leaders across the ideological spectrum haven’t been paying attention. Responding to North Korea’s fourth nuclear test, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted unanimously on January 28 to advance […]
Bringing Back the Russo-American Axis It’s high time for Obama and Putin to put aside the differences that dog them, and focus on destroying the Islamic State. By LESLIE H. GELB, ROBERT GARD, JOHN H. JOHNS Read the full article at Foreign Policy. Terrorist attacks in France, Lebanon, Mali, and in the skies over Egypt, highlight […]