Foreign Affairs


Ron Johnson says he regrets anti-Obama letter was addressed to Iranian leaders http://t.co/F7JrVAvfDI pic.twitter.com/qm3kriuvv2 — Wis. State Journal (@WiStateJournal) March 14, 2015

Like George W.

Still, several conservatives who have met with him said Walker has the right temperament and, with time, can gain more knowledge, comparing his foreign-policy outlook to that of former president George W. Bush. Abrams said Bush viewed diplomacy “as a form of politics. I saw that same phenomenon in Walker. Things like never make a…

Murderous fanaticism fails

Yeah… well… Woodstock Nation didn’t really work out as a nation. Was that even the point? Isn’t it more of a state of mind? The actual physical conditions of human health, safety, and welfare can be atrocious, but if you really believe… Via “The Islamic State is failing at being a state.” @ Althouse. 

ISIS rationalizes crime

“One should remember that enslaving the families of the kuffar — the infidels — and taking their women as concubines is a firmly established aspect of the Shariah, or Islamic law,” the group says in an online magazine published Sunday. Via Justifying Kidnapping and Enslaving Women @ Boots & Sabers. 

Air may not be enough

Clearly there needs to be some adjustments, and as much as I do not desire to see another land war that involves Americans, as I have stated many times over the past weeks, it is also important to have policies based on what is required—what is needed for a military win over ISIS.  Given that…


European powers thought it best to craft this area into a country for mostly British interests, and clearly not for those who had to abide within the boundaries.  With the absence of a powerful enforcer who used brutal tactics–such as Saddam Hussein–the nation is not able to govern itself or meet the needs of the…