Category Archives: Foreign policy

Do countries have friends?

Today I had a rare moment of agreement with Realpolitik, as practiced notably by Henry Kissinger. Realpolitik is “politics or diplomacy based primarily on power and on practical and material factors and considerations, rather than explicit ideological notions or moral … Continue reading

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Why the Obama team feared Jon Huntsman

I agree with those who say Huntsman would have been a more formidable opponent to Obama than Romney was. Huntsman actually has some principles, he’s not a talking point guy, he believes in the power of reason and reality-based analysis, … Continue reading

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History lesson for John McCain

From McCain’s speech this evening at the Republican convention, 8/29/12: I trust him to know that an American president always, always, always stands up for the rights, and freedoms, and justice of all people. From “The end of active hostilities,” … Continue reading

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