Tagged Cold War Thinking


The Neocon Project for a New Democratic Party

What’s a Neocon to do? Bill Kristol is downright despondent after his failed search for an alternative to Donald Trump. Max Boot is indignant about his “stupid” party’s willingness to ride a bragging bull into a delicate China policy shop. And the leading light of the first family of military interventionism — Robert Kagan —…


Terror Alert: Beware of Cold War Thinking

Timing is everything. For the embattled national security state, the fortuitous timing of “pre-9/11-like” chatter portending a large-scale, “potential” terror threat was downright impeccable. Warnings were given and embassies closed. Terrifying terror thwarted. The media dutifully regurgitated and the conversation changed. Justifications made. Mission accomplished? Frankly, when it comes to justifying the national security state,…