Right Turn: foreign policy


Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Kerry pouts

John Kerry’s feelings are hurt.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:45 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, John Kerry

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 04/10/2014

Why right-wing isolationists are losing

Rand Paul’s world view is out of step with his party.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:54 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Sen. Rand Paul, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 04/09/2014

The defining moments for Bush and Obama

Presidents Bush and Obama each had their critical moment.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:31 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, President George W. Bush, Syria

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Enough with Kerry’s ‘trust me’ foreign policy

John Kerry’s take on negotiations proves to be wrong, again.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, John Kerry, Middle East, Russia

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/03/2014

State Department delusions

The State Department’s reality-avoidance is troubling.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Middle East, Russia, Ukraine

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Rand Paul’s problematic views

Sen. Paul’s views track far right-wing ideologues.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:47 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Foreign policy, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Governors, get up to speed

Presidential candidates’ excuses about foreign policy don’t wash.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, GOP 2016

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/30/2014

Rand Paul trashed military option for Iran and blamed the U.S. for WWII

Sen. Rand Paul’s own words attest to his extremism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Foreign policy, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 03/27/2014

The shutdown squad sides with Putin

Tea party hard-liners are still out of step.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:34 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Foreign policy, Tea Party

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Bipartisan second-thoughts on national security

Congress is not so weak on defense these days.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:15 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, NSA, Russia, Syria

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Obama’s foreign policy rhetoric vs. international reality

The president’s worldview doesn’t align with the world.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Israel, Russia, Ukraine

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 03/18/2014

Obama never wrong, never responsible

President Obama’s disastrous foreign policy is never his fault.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:13 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Russia, Syria, Ukraine

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 03/18/2014

Russian ‘sanctions’ from the failed commander in chief

Laughable Russian sanctions are the latest evidence of the president’s cluelessness.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Hillary Clinton, Russia, Ukraine

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 03/14/2014

Rand Paul under fire

Conservative backlash against Rand Paul’s foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Foreign policy, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 03/13/2014

How’s that interdependent world working out?

The benefits of economic integration are misunderstood.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Russia, WTO

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Rand Paul seems confused

Sen. Paul might not understand foreign policy -- even a little.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Foreign policy, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 03/11/2014

Isolationists’ bad analogies and bad foreign policy

They ignore that there are few, if any, real examples of isolationism’s success.

By  |  01:30 PM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, isolationism

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/10/2014

Forget Reagan -- we’re starting to miss Carter

Putting aside Ronald Reagan, Obama could at least emulate Carter.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, jimmy carter, Russia, Ukraine

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 03/10/2014

Rand Paul’s fake foreign policy

Sen. Rand Paul falsifies a foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Sen. Rand Paul, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/07/2014

Wanted: A consistent commander in chief

Foreign policy consistency is a must for 2016 contenders.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Foreign policy

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 03/07/2014

Seven foreign-policy myths

Seven false foreign-policy platitudes

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  foreign policy myths

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 03/06/2014

Hillary caught in a pickle on Russia

The former secretary of state’s Obama foreign policy problem.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Hillary Clinton, Russia

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 03/05/2014

A bipartisan response to Obama’s delusionary foreign policy

It’s time for Congress to agree on an un-Obama foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Russia, Ukraine

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Rand Paul is the odd man out of the GOP on foreign policy

The GOP vs. Sen. Rand Paul on foreign policy

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:45 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, GOP 2016, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Now that the MSM is awake . . .

While skepticism is in fashion, they should be asking lots of tough questions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:20 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Senate Democrats, Ukraine

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Our next president must be the anti-Obama

How to undo the Obama years.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, human rights, National Security, Russia

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/26/2014

Dems are weak on defense once more

The president’s foreign policy legacy may plague the country and his party.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Obama needs a foreign policy reset

The president needs a foreign policy reset.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:02 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Foreign policy, Iran

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 02/20/2014

If we could ask Hillary Clinton anything. . .

It’s about time she answers them.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:52 PM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Hillary Clinton, human rights

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/20/2014

Time to take on Obama/Rand Paul foreign policy

It’s time to take on isolationist right-wingers

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, gitmo, NSA, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 02/17/2014

Cantor’s case for internationalism

Eric Cantor’s solid case for internationalism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Rep. Eric Cantor

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Which party will be strong on defense?

The GOP’s foreign policy toughness is still very much in evidence.

By  |  11:45 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Foreign policy, Russia

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 02/06/2014

John Kerry’s CNN interview reveals why our foreign policy is a mess

The secretary of state’s problems include his boss.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, John Kerry, Syria

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/06/2014

Obama’s enemy: Reality

President Obama is confused as to his real enemies.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Syria

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/05/2014

Cruz vs. Obama on foreign policy

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) attacks Obama’s foreign policy weakness.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Awful foreign policy served too little and too late

The president has abdicated responsibility in foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:41 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/29/2014

A superb foreign policy speech -- from Ted Cruz (yup!)

Sen. Ted Cruz made hash out of the shutdown, but he may find redemption in national security leadership.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, national securtiy, Ted Cruz

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 01/23/2014

American leadership matters

Successful foreign policy requires consistent U.S. leadership.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:37 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, human rights

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Commanders-in-chief in training

GOP candidates for president need to be credible commanders in chief.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/16/2014

When is Hillary made to answer?

Hillary Clinton should be asked hard questions about her record if she wants to run for president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Benghazi, Foreign policy, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Renouncing American power

President Obama insists on withdrawing from the world, even in critical conflicts.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:42 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iraq

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Republicans resist the isolationist line

Republicans haven’t gone as isolationist as some imagine.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, GOP 2016, Liz Cheney

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Middle East bedlam

President Obama’s foreign policy leads to Middle East chaos.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Iraq, Middle East, Syria

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 12/19/2013

The underachievers of 2013

The underachievers of the year.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:45 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Foreign policy, Heritage Foundation, Immigration reform

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/18/2013

Hillary Clinton’s record

Hillary Clinton’s record sure does leave an impression

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arab Spring, Foreign policy, Hillary Cliinton

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/15/2013

Isolationists are losing the argument

Internationalism is stronger than you might think.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 12/11/2013

America vs. Iran, Obama’s interim deal and sanctions relief

Congress and voters overwhelmingly reject Obama’s Iran policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:43 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Israel

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 12/10/2013

Richard Williamson, R.I.P

Richard S. Williamson was not a household name, but for decades he was a tireless public servant and resolute defender of America’s national security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:38 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/05/2013

Choosing decline -- again and again

President Obama’s foreign policy is in shambles -- and voters know it.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, National Security, Ukraine

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Rubio gives a better speech, but it’s still a speech

Sen. Marco Rubio goes to London.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, Foreign policy, Iran, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/04/2013

What other countries learn from us

The president’s wrong-headed foreign policy leads to entirely predictable and unpleasant results.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, Foreign policy, Iran, National Security, Syria

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Time for Congress to take charge on Iran

How Congress checks the president, keeps Iran from going nuclear and prevents a war.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Israel

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 11/24/2013

Promoting success in the Middle East

A ray of sunshine in the bleak Middle East, and a rare good-news story for the White House.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Middle East, Morocco

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Looking for the un-Obama foreign policy president in 2016

Republicans need to find an improved commander in chief, not more of the same.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, GOP 2016, Iran, Israel

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Rubio needs to step up

Sen. Marco Rubio restates his foreign policy views.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:16 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Obama: The missing man in foreign policy

President Obama doesn’t appear to be running much of anything.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, Foreign policy, human rights

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 11/11/2013

On Iran, Congress should stand with France

Congress can stop an atrocious deal with Iran

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:31 PM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 11/10/2013

Things liberals got wrong about foreign policy

Never have so many liberals been so wrong about so many important things.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 11/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, human rights, Iran, Israel, National Security, WNMD's

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 10/28/2013

What didn’t Obama know and for how long?

The president apparently doesn’t know very much.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, IRS, Libya, Obamacare

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 10/27/2013

Foreign policy disarray or bipartisan opportunity?

Keeping the foreign policy sides straight is tough work these days.

By  |  01:01 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Middle East, Syria

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 10/25/2013

The dangers of inaction

Right-wing isolationists, like the president, don’t understand the price of inaction.

By  |  08:46 AM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 10/14/2013

Rand Paul’s shaky world view

He does not have a well-thought out or consistent foreign policy message.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:32 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Republicans 2016, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 09/27/2013

Who will clean up Obama’s foreign policy mess?

GOP presidential advisers better be getting up to speed now on foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:18 AM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Republicans 2016

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 09/19/2013

Out of the Syria debacle, bipartisanship

Bipartisanship may be the result of widespread horror over the Syrian debacle.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:32 AM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Syria

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/17/2013

Pacts with the devil

President Obama has consistently courted the oppressors, not defended the oppressed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Russia, Syria

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 09/17/2013

Can Tom Cotton help the U.S. hang on?

Rep. Tom Cotton talks to Right Turn.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Rep. Tom Cotton, Syria

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 09/16/2013

Our nation’s new message: Bear no burden, pay nothing

Isolationism has infected both parties.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:47 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Middle East, Syria

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 09/16/2013

America invites parade of Middle East horribles

The folly escape our global responsibilities will be felt by innocents and U.S. allies in the Middle East.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Middle East, Syria

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/13/2013

Rare agreement between left and right: Obama’s foreign policy is a disaster

The nadir of American foreign policy execution creates opportunity for something better.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Middle East, Russia, Syria

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 09/10/2013

President Obama needs to say, ‘Never mind. . .’

Look no further than the president if his Syria pitch fails.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Middle East, Syria

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Kerry vs. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz: No contest

Picking out responsible GOP foreign policy leaders is now easy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Senate GOP, Syria

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Thanks for clearing that up, Mr. President

Having shown the complete unworkability of liberal foreign policy nostrums, President Obama may now be able to chart a course forward.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:17 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Syira

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/01/2013

On the bright side, this week

The disturbing performance by President Obama on Syria may hold the promise of improved and bipartisan foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Syria

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 08/30/2013

A prepared letter for the weary in the Obama administration

You can feel some compassion for well-meaning people in the Obama administration.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:17 PM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Syria

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 08/28/2013

Questions for Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton will face tough questions, if she ever takes them.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:28 PM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arab Spring, Foreign policy, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 08/21/2013

Look on the bright side

Look on the sunny side. Not everything is in chaos.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 08/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Foreign policy, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 08/20/2013

Hillary Clinton -- too often on a plane

Hillary Clinton's frequent-flier miles were her downfall.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:02 AM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Hillary Clinton, National Security

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 08/14/2013

Connecting the dots in a failed Egypt policy

Egypt's cataclysm has ramifications for the United States.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:37 PM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, Foreign policy, Middle East

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Rand Paul's dangerous demagoguery

Rand Paul cuts loose the Southern Avenger and lets loose a string of untruths in a speech to veterans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:09 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 07/16/2013

Exceptionalism brings with it obligation

Exceptionalism is a fact, but not a foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:13 AM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 07/14/2013

What is the conservative alternative to Obama's foreign policy?

President Obama's foreign policy has been a train wreck, but conservatives have to come up with a viable alternative.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 07/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 07/12/2013

A drifting presidency

President Obama's standing is getting worse and isn't likely to be reversed anytime soon.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, President Obama, Second Term

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 07/10/2013

Who's in charge in Egypt? In the Obama administration?

With the Egyptian crisis in full swing, no one in the U.S. administration seems responsible for dealing with it.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arab Spring, Egypt, Foreign policy

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 07/08/2013

The world according to Rand Paul

Sen. Rand Paul's foreign policy ignorance wouldn't be of much mention, except that he aspires to be commander in chief.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:30 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, Foreign policy, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 07/08/2013

Liz Cheney for Senate?

Why is the New York Times running a hit piece on Liz Cheney?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Liz Cheney, Media bias

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 07/07/2013

Five foreign policy lessons Obama hasn't learned

The administration has an extraordinary record of ignoring basic national security lessons.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 07/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Russia, Syria

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 07/05/2013

First the coup, then the crackdown

The crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood by the new military government of Egypt spells trouble for U.S.-Egypt relations.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 07/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, Foreign policy, human rights

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 06/26/2013

John Bolton: Let's talk foreign policy

What is John Bolton up to?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Foreign policy, GOP, John Bolton

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 06/25/2013

Second-rate power: The Obama legacy

President Obama is choosing decline for the United States with frightening results.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Russia, Syria

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 06/21/2013

How bad is it for Obama?

President Obama's second term has barely begun, but is he out of things to do?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:49 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, President Obama

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 06/18/2013

'Pretty please' foreign policy

President Obama tries to negotiate with no leverage and fails.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:16 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Afghanistan, Foreign policy, Russia, Syria

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Obama's multiple national security untruths

President Obama is not credible on a host of national security issues.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:56 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Foreign policy, National Security, Syria

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 06/14/2013

Syria aid: Unconscionably late and an object lesson

President Obama belatedly acts to arm Syrian rebels and foreign policy internationalists fight back against isolationists.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:52 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Rand Paul, Syria

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Serial unkept promises on national security

The president has abandoned our troops, our allies and oppressed people around the world.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:58 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Foreign policy, National Security, Sequester, Syria

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 06/04/2013

You can't be for a weak United States and a strong Israel

The worst possible thing for Israel is a power vacuum left in the wake of U.S. retrenchment.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:32 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Israel, Middle East

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 05/24/2013

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:46 AM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Morning Bits, Obama scandals

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 05/20/2013

A Middle East policy train wreck

The second Obama term is turning out worse than the first for Middle East policy and U.S. influence in the region.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:01 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Israel, John Kerry, Middle East

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Benghazi: Hillary is in the middle of a thickening plot

There were some blockbusters at yesterday's Benghazi hearing.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Foreign policy, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 05/05/2013

Truman to Reagan to Clinton to?

Conservative statecraft in the 21 century has to incorporate the lessons of the recent past.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 05/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, GOP. conservative movement, National Security

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Is foreign policy criticism of Obama just partisanship?

The president has been on the receiving end of some tough evaluations.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:03 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Afghanistan, Foreign policy, Syria

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 04/17/2013

What to ask John Kerry

What should the House Foreign Affairs Committee ask Secretary of State John Kerry?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, North Korea, Syria

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 04/16/2013

Whither Secretary Kerry?

Kerry gets off to a bad start, showing he's going to learn to run his deaprtment and anticipate crises.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, John Kerry, State Department

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 04/12/2013

Foreign policy: You know things are bad when . . .

Just when you thought our foreign policy could not be in worse disarray. . .

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, Syria

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 04/10/2013

The Arab Spring: No walk in the park

The Arab Spring won't have a happy ending for many, many years and without considerable help from the West.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:18 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arab Spring, Foreign policy, Middle East

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 04/04/2013

Peace processing again -- this time from Kerry

For reasons that escape most observers, John Kerry is back to peace-process shuttling.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:45 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Israel, John Kerry, South Korea

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 04/04/2013

Egypt teeters

The Muslim Brotherhood government is failing politically and economically.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arab Spring, Egypt, Foreign policy, human rights, Middle East

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 04/02/2013

Twelve reasons why liberals can't be trusted on national security

What can the Obama team actually point to as a success?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:44 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  China, Foreign policy, Green movement, Iran, Iraq, National Security

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Hillary Clinton's puny legacy

Hilllary Clinton's record already looks worse.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:40 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Obama in Israel: Pretty speeches won't do it

The president's speeches are better, but his actions, or lack thereof, leave Israel rattled.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Israel, Middle East, Syria

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 02/06/2013

Rand Paul's confused foreign policy speech

Instead of sounding thoughtful, Sen. Rand Paul appeared out to lunch in his speech focusing on the greatest national security threat we face.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:47 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/05/2013

An open letter to Secretary of State John Kerry

John Kerry has the chance to correct the errors of the first Obama term.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, John Kerry, Obama second term

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 12/13/2012

Susan Rice withdraws

Kerry nearly certain to get the nod.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:38 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, fiscal cliff; Bush tax cuts; Susan Rice, Foreign policy

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 12/13/2012

Joe Lieberman's farewell from the Senate

The Connecticut senator departs after giving his colleagues some thoughts on foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:09 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  foreign affairs, Foreign policy, joe lieberman, Senate

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 03/22/2011

Photos released by German newspaper will harm our troops

The last thing we needed was fodder for Taliban propaganda.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:40 AM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  foreign policy