Author: AFF Editors

Aug 11,2009

“Taliban Now Winning”

It was certainly quite a jolt to pick up my Wall Street Journal and see this big headline smack in the middle of Page One: Taliban Now Winning. The article...

Aug 11,2009

Whither Realism?

Is compromise possible between realists and neoconservatives? Are the ideas that animate realism and neoconservatism fundamentally incompatible? A look at the intellectual foundations of our nation's foreign policy.

Aug 03,2009

Neocons running the NY Times?

Recently, the Weekly Standard mocked the NY Times for confessing to no fewer than seven factual errors in its remembrance of Walter Cronkite. Then yesterday, the Times’ Public Editor, Clark...

Aug 02,2009

Obama, Burma and Indonesia

Via the always thoughtful Dan Twining: Last Friday, Indonesia’s electoral commission certified the winner of the country’s recent presidential election, a free and fair contest that demonstrated the strength of...

Aug 02,2009

What Obama secretly believes

James Kirchick has a very interesting article in the Sunday Post. Since declaring himself as a candidate for President, Barack Obama has consistently stated that he opposes gay marriage. Yet...

Aug 02,2009

Speaking of non-controversial people…

As noted below, the WaPo described President Obama’s candidates for the Presidential Medal of Freedom as not “particularly controversial”. Aside from the points MK raised about Ted Kennedy, it’s worth...