Foreign Policy

We show more compassion to refugees by not bringing them here

By |November 22nd, 2015|

(By Joy Overbeck, ’76 Contributor) How would you feel to be uprooted from family, friends, people who share your culture, language and religion and be shipped half-way across the world to a huge and confusing […]

Colorado to Obama: Keep Gitmo terrorists away from our children

By |November 16th, 2015|

(By Joy Overbeck, ’76 Contributor) Islamic terrorists have no scruples about slaughtering schoolchildren and that’s what worries the residents of Florence, Colorado, when they hear the president talk about transferring up to 61 Gitmo prisoners to […]

Winning Afghanistan: Advice From a 21-Year-Old Soldier

By |November 8th, 2015|

(By Joy Overbeck, ’76 Contributor) We were both waiting for our delayed planes in the boarding section of a large airport. I had noticed the young man wearing the sandy-colored desert-camo uniform and after […]

Remembering 9/11: defeating and destroying Iran

By |September 13th, 2015|

On this 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on U.S. soil by jihadi forces, it is right that we honor our war dead and commit ourselves to defeating those primarily responsible, including the government of […]

Reject the Iran deal, Sen. Bennet

By |August 20th, 2015|


(By Eric Weissmann, ’76 Contributor) Three weeks after the Iran deal, officially the “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action” (JCPOA), was announced, New York Senator Chuck Schumer (D) spoke out strongly against it, urging: “We should go back and try to get a better deal.” […]

How China’s past influences China’s stock market today

By |August 18th, 2015|

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) Before the most recent midsummer stock market turmoil in China, stock trading among Chinese investors had reached a fanatic pace. China has 90 million retail investors and almost all of […]

Think again: Trump, Obama and evidence-free politics

By |August 13th, 2015|

Last week during the most-watched primary debate in history, a U.S. senator fired a cogently argued objection at his party’s leader, drawing a contemptuous and insulting personal attack.

No, it wasn’t Sen. Rand Paul, who chastised […]

Kerry faces a tough sell on foreign policy blunders

By |August 1st, 2015|

(By Kelly Sloan, <em>’76</em> Contributor) John Kerry spends an awful lot of time these days trying to sell the Obama administration’s latest foreign policy mistakes — the restoration of normal ties with communist Cuba and […]

Spinning White House yarns and Iranian nukes

By |July 18th, 2015|

(By Melanie Sturm, ’76 Contributor) Unable to ignore millions of cancellation letters and a rare presidential apology, fact-checkers at PolitiFact and the Washington Post designated “If you like your health care plan, you can keep […]

Iran deal dangerous and disconnected from reality

By |July 18th, 2015|

(By John Guandolo, ’76 Contributor) The “Joint Comprehensive Plan”(JCP) – also known as the “Iran Deal” among many – is dangerous for America’s security and demonstrates a true disconnect from reality by those who work […]