- My policy has been and will continue to be ... to be on friendly terms with, but independent of, all nations on earth. To share in the broils of none. To supply their wants, and be carriers for them all; being thoroughly convinced that it is our policy and interest to do so; and that nothing short of self-respect, and that justice which is essential to a national character, ought to involve us in war.
Tag Archives: India
Mr. President, your ghastly Afghanistan address on 21 August 2017 contained the same old nonsense of your predecessors, such as the mujahedin are thugs and losers who have nothing to with Islam, and Pakistan is the key to Afghanistan. It … Continue reading
In recent days, there have been a number of straws in the wind claiming that the Trump administration is pondering whether to reinforce America’s utter defeat in Afghanistan by sending more U.S. troops there. The media report, for example, that … Continue reading
Non-Intervention: In a series of media appearances this week on the issue of Egypt it was again driven home to me that non-interventionism and nationalism are two positions that are outside of what Tocqueville called the circle of acceptable free … Continue reading
Below is an essay that I wrote this week for the electronic journal The Diplomat. The title above is my original title. The journal changed it in a way that made it look like I endorsed Wikileaks’ illegal activities. The … Continue reading
President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton are publicly bribing Israel to halt settlement construction for 90 days in return for 20 F-35 joint strike fighter aircraft, valued at about $3 billion dollars. In other words, Israel, a gangster-ridden, theocratic … Continue reading