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Potential 2016 contender Marco Rubio urges an interventionist foreign policy

Republican Marco Rubio, a potential 2016 White House contender, urges the projection of US global power in the name of liberty — an interventionist strategy at odds with isolationists in his party. Back home he spearheaded comprehensive immigration reform earlier this year, infuriating hardliners who helped elect him to the…

WATCH LIVE: GOP candidates debate foreign policy

Republican presidential candidates were scheduled to debate foreign policy and security Tuesday at an event sponsored by CNN, Heritage Foundation and American Enterprise Institute. Watch this live video from CNN, broadcast Nov. 22, 2011.  …

Ron Paul: ‘Flawed’ U.S. foreign policy led to 9/11

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) once again felt that U.S. foreign policy moves contributed to the events of 9/11 Sunday morning on CBS’ Face the Nation. “I think there’s an influence,” Paul said. “That’s exactly what, you know, the 9/11 Commission said. That’s what the DOD (Department of Defense) has said.…

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor

Either Sarah Palin is an outsider hockey mom with a day job just doing what an average woman does or she’s a foreign policy and energy savant with a deep understanding and experience of governance and world affairs. But she’s not both. Sarah Palin’s not an action figure – you…

What Is The Bush Doctrine?

Chuckie Krauthammer decides that the person who gets to define the Bush Doctrine is him, because he used it once. I once used the word “surge” to refer to how I felt after downing a Red Bull and some chocolate-covered potato chips, which means that the troops in Iraq are,…

Governing By Osmosis

Larry Kudlow, who hasn’t seemed to notice that Sarah Palin is destroying the market with her Alaskan Godzillan hatebombs, writes today about how the Hockey Mom from Hell is going to solve our energy problems because she’s close to a lot of oil. You have to wonder, though – since…

Oddly Expected

Sarah Palin’s command experience of the Alaska National Guard as it relates to foreign policy amounts to exactly nothing. She did get to send a plane to Louisiana, though. It was a big plane.…

I Will Give Credence To Anything, Because I’m A Real ‘Murkin

Maybe I missed something spending three years toiling away in the salt mines of Ohio (I was miner of the month in September 2007!), but was there a point at which dictators and terrorists became credible communicators of their own intent and rationale? It’s understandable why right-wingers run to bullshit…

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