Rep Matt Gaetz (R-FL) gives a foreign policy speech at a veterans event on May 22, 2019 (screenshot from YouTube)

Breitbart: Matt Gaetz Delivers Impassioned Foreign Policy Speech: ‘America First Means the American People First’

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) on Wednesday delivered a major foreign policy speech at a veterans’ event that urged restraint in overseas military engagements. In the process he outlined his interpretation of what the Trump administration’s “America First” foreign policy means. His address came at an event that brought together two veteran advocacy groups from the[…]

US Navy aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf, 2005, photograph by US Navy

Examiner: Trump voter base would recoil at attack on Venezuela or Iran, backers warn

President Trump would destabilize his reelection coalition if he attacks Iran or Venezuela, supporters and outside observers say, as key administration officials threaten war. Wars often rally the public around a president, but a Trump-led intervention might hurt him. Trump is nearly alone inside the West Wing as the voice for military restraint following a[…]

AntiWar.com: Fallujah Forgotten

I don’t know if most people in the United States ever knew what Fallujah meant. It’s hard to believe the U.S. military would still exist if they did. But certainly it has been largely forgotten – a problem that could be remedied if everyone picks up a copy of The Sacking of Fallujah: A People’s[…]

Robert L. Borosage

Robert L. Borosage is a leading progressive writer and activist. He created a range of progressive organizations including most recently the Campaign for America’s Future, ProgressiveMajority, and ProgressiveCongress.org. He guided the Institute for Policy Studies for nearly a decade. He served as issues director for the Jesse Jackson 1988 presidential campaign, and consulted on many[…]

Christopher A. Preble

Christopher Preble is the vice president for defense and foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute. He is the author of The Power Problem: How American Military Dominance Makes Us Less Safe, Less Prosperous, and Less Free (Cornell University Press, 2009) and John F. Kennedy and the Missile Gap (Northern Illinois University Press, 2004). He coedited, with John Mueller, A[…]

Rachel Oswald

Rachel Oswald is Congressional Quarterly‘s foreign policy reporter, where she has worked since 2014, covering the intersection of Congress and foreign affairs. Prior to that, she spent five years at National Journal‘s Global Security Newswire covering nuclear weapons issues. Rachel is a two-time fellow of the Pulitzer Center and a past fellow of the International Reporting Project,[…]

Nathan Jerauld

Nathan Jerauld served in the U.S. Army from 2010–2016 as a Military Intelligence Officer. He deployed to Afghanistan in 2013 with 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division. During his career, he achieved the rank of Captain, and received the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, and three Army Commendation Medals. He is presently a full-time graduate student[…]