Restraint Isn’t Isolationism—and It Won’t Endanger America
Critics of offshore balancing claim a more restrained U.S. foreign policy will breed insecurity. They’re wrong, and their arguments are easily debunked.
The 2020 Candidates Aren’t Talking About Foreign Policy. They Need to Start.
The United States caused many of the planet’s problems and can still unmake them—but only if its politicians face up to the challenge.
It’s the Globalization, Stupid
Don’t blame low working-class wages or the financial crisis for the populist wave that produced Trump and Brexit. The data show the tide started decades ago.
Once Upon a Time, Another Tycoon Stole the GOP
But unlike Donald Trump, Wendell Willkie was a powerful proponent of internationalism and America’s role as a global steward.
American Isolationism, With a Very, Very Big Stick
Polls show that U.S. voters want to focus on domestic issues, and yet support for defense spending is at its highest level since 9/11.