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On the Eve of the Debates, a Guide to the 2020 Democrats on War and Peace

On the Eve of the Debates, a Guide to the 2020 Democrats on War and Peace

WHAT THEY SAY & WHAT THEY WOULD DO MICHAEL BENNET: The Senator from Colorado has been light on foreign policy, but stands with our allies and criticizes reckless military spending…..MORE ON BENNET JOE BIDEN: The former Vice President was among the more dovish of President Obama’s aides but he sees no need for fundamental reform...

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As U.S. Studies War Options, Venezuela Is Well-Armed

As U.S. Studies War Options, Venezuela Is Well-Armed

This Foreign Policy piece, “Venezuela is Armed to the Hilt,” written by two analysts from the neoconservative American Enterprise Institute, is based on the dubious premise that the Venezuelan armed forces are falling apart. The Trump administration and opposition leader Juan Guaido believed that key senior officers would abandon the government. They didn’t. Without significant...

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Bolton Takes Control of Trump’s North Korea Policy

Bolton Takes Control of Trump’s North Korea Policy

Joe Cirincione, chief of the disarmament group Ploughshares, has a cogent analysis of why the Hanoi summit of President Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong-un failed. The opportunity, he notes, was this: In Hanoi, North Korea wanted to trade some of their nuclear capability for most of the sanctions. Trump offered some of the...