Opinion

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U.S. foreign policy, what is going on?

The U.S. foots 75 percent of NATO's bill, increasingly hard to do given the enormous costs of the Afghan and Iraq wars, the pivot to Asia, and the war in Syria.

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Hillary Clinton, Benghazi and the real issues

In 2009, House Republicans voted to cut $1.2 billion from State Department operations, including funds for 300 additional diplomatic security positions.

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“Arab Spring, Libyan Winter” has timely lessons for NATO summit

A timely new book, "Arab Spring, Libyan WInter," provides a short, information-rich guide to what the NATO controversy is all about.

The new scramble for Africa

Is current U.S. foreign policy in Africa following a blueprint drawn up almost eight years ago by one of the most conservative think tanks in the world?

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Libya: NATO sets dangerous precedent

Rebel troops have broken through to Tripoli, the Libyan capital. The NATO intervention has been decisive, and that should trouble us.

Humanitarian intervention or regime change?

I was suspicious of the UN Security Council's establishment of a Libya no fly zone from the beginning, and events seem to be proving me right.

U.S. & Libya: Many questions remain

After President Obama's March 28 address to the nation on the U.S. and NATO military intervention in Libya, many questions remain.

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AFRICOM and the Libya War

Many African nations, including especially South Africa, expressed qualms about AFRICOM.

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Reduce gas prices? Nationalize big oil

I blew a gasket paying $3.89 for a gallon of gas the other day. It cost me over $60 to fill the tank and tore a gigantic hole in my pocket.

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War is not the answer for Libya

President Obama needs to stand up against the warhawks, by moving toward a quick cease-fire in Libya.

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