Posts Tagged ‘ neocon ’

The Return of Nation-Building in Iraq?

Sep 19th, 2016 | By

A“continuing meltdown of governance, political order across the greater Levant from the eastern Mediterranean to western Iran” has abetted ISIS’ establishment. ISIS therefore indicated a “longer term problem of reconstituting a political and security order in the greater Levant that works for the people in the region.”



Marco Rubio, American Internationalism, and Islam

May 17th, 2016 | By

American policy towards Muslim-majority societies in the Middle East and elsewhere makes Rubio’s foreign policy outlook controversial in the isolationist-tinged era of Donald Trump. Rubio has consistently embraced the optimistic hope of developing stable democracies in these lands of Islam, the signature issue associated today with neo-conservatism. Continuing the Bush /Obama legacy