American Foreign Policy: What in the world is going on?



Coup, rebellion in Mali a quagmire for the U.S.

Beginning on 17 January 2012, a new rebellion was ignited in North Africa. Northern Mali was overcome by the Tuareg ...

Breakthrough in nuke talks “a modest first step”

Under Kim Jong Il, there would never have been a headline such as “North Korea gives up nukes for food!” ...

Changes in Myanmar a welcome relief

In 1962, a military government came to power in Burma (now known as Myanmar) promising to end the “chaos” plaguing ...

Lack of action in Syria a stain on the world

When the Syrian Revolution began in March 2011, the Syrian people initially rejected outside intervention. Nearly a year later, the ...

National pride and the Falklands: a new war at hand

In recent weeks, the Falkland Islands have been in the news a lot lately. Lying roughly 290 miles off the ...

2012 – Another 1989 for Red China?

The recent elections in the Republic of China (commonly known as Taiwan) have been covered in the mainland’s People’s Republic ...

Visions of foreign policy should not influence American voters.

At the height of the 2012 election cycle, many Americans will pay attention to many issues. Among them is foreign ...

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