South Sudan, Samantha Power, and the Failure of Liberal Internationalism

Aaron MacLean The Editor’s Blog The Washington Free Beacon 11/18/2014

…American policy towards South Sudan is a disaster—such that there is a policy at all. When decisions come, they come—as is the case in most conflicts where American diplomats and soldiers are involved today—from the very top, with policy micromanaged from the offices of Susan […]

Victory for Ukrainian Revolution

 

 

Red Square The People’s Cube 2/22/2014

Ukrainian revolution has won today and it’s very emotional for me, since that is where I was born and raised. 82 protesters are dead, the president is running, government thieves are being hunted down and brought to justice, communist party headquarters ransacked, and all remaining statues […]

Syria’s darkest hour: Hundreds of children’s bodies piled high after nerve gas attack near Damascus leaves up to 1,300 dead

Activists claim 1,300 killed in government rocket strike on residential area If true, it would represent the worst known use of chemical weapons since Saddam Hussein gassed thousands of Kurds in the town of Halabja in 1988 Chemical warheads hit suburbs of Ain Tarma, Zamalka and Jobar They hit just before dawn as families […]

Arab Spring/’Smart Diplomacy’ Update

Glenn Reynolds Instapundit 1/28/2013

Egyptian Path Darkens. “The situation in Egypt continues to darken; President Morsi has just declared a state of emergency and announced a curfew in three provinces following widespread riots. Hundreds of Egyptians have hit the streets in recent days to protest against President Mohamed Morsi and the death sentence handed down […]

Rand Paul: We Should Let Dems Raise Taxes And Then Let Them Own It

Ian Schwartz Real Clear Politics 12/6/2012

SEN. RAND PAUL: I have yet another thought on how we can fix this. Why don’t we let the Democrats pass whatever they want? If they are the party of higher taxes, all the Republicans vote present and let the Democrats raise taxes as high as they want to […]

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez faces stiff challenge in today's election

Jim Kouri Elections Examiner 10/7/2012

Venezuelans are voting today as their President, Hugo Chavez, and his socialist agenda face a rival who is a favorite with people who are upset with the Chavez government’s cronyism and the rampant crime.

Henrique Capriles, a governor, poses a true threat to Chavez following a politically-savvy campaign that unites […]