Can America Ever Escape Its Failing Foreign Policy?
A bad strategy leads Washington into errors—but Washington doesn't care.May 18, 2016 | http://nationalinterest.org/
Not so, argues Stephen Walt. In a keynote address to the Charles Koch Institute’s Advancing American Security conference today in Washington, D.C., the Harvard professor made a bracing case for a different direction, a U.S. foreign policy far more restrained than today’s adventurism yet far more engaged than the isolationism of, say, Sakoku-era Japan. By remaining aloof from many of the world’s friction points, the United States would be able to invest more in its own affairs, building a firmer foundation of national power.http://nationalinterest.org/feature/can-america-ever-escape-its-failing-foreign-policy-16263?page=show