Purging the Bureaucrats

Purging the Bureaucrats

Srdja Trifkovic

In his 1968 essay “Bureaucracy and Policy Making,” Dr. Henry Kissinger argued that there was no rationality or consistency in American foreign policymaking. “[A]s the bureaucracy becomes large and complex,” he wrote, “more time is devoted to running…

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The Making of the Midwest

The Making of the Midwest

John DeJak

David McCullough’s latest offering, The Pioneers, takes the reader into that little-known period of American history in which the intrepid veterans of the Revolutionary War set out to settle the territories on the banks of the Ohio River.

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Remembering Eugene Genovese

Remembering Eugene Genovese

Robert L. Paquette

Eugene Genovese was one of the most influential and controversial historians of his generation. Whether Genovese ever self-identified as a conservative remains an intriguing question, without a simple answer. Few people knew him better than I did.

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  • Libyan Complications

    Srdja Trifkovic | January 17, 2020

    Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed that he is sending his country’s soldiers to Libya to support the Government of National Accord in its fight against the forces of Khalifa Haftar, which have renewed their offensive against the country’s capital. How will this impact the situation in Libya? Can it trigger off a wider Middle Eastern, or even global war? ST: There is no such danger, the Libyan conflict will remain under control.

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  • Trump's In-Kind Contribution to Bernie

    Pat Buchanan | January 15, 2020

    The directed killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Iran's blood-soaked field marshal in the "forever war" of the Middle East, has begun to roil the politics of both the region and the USA. A stunned and shaken Iran retaliated by firing a dozen missiles at two U.S. bases in Iraq. Yet, before launching the attack, Iran signaled that its retaliation would be strictly proportionate, to avoid an escalation.

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  • SRDJEXIT!

    Srdja Trifkovic | January 14, 2020

    On January 8 Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, issued a significant statement on Instagram announcing plans to change their roles within the British royal family. Further details are available to the curious. In view of the enthusiasm their bold decision has elicited among the great and the good on both sides of the Pond, I have decided to emulate their commendable example. My statement is attached herewith.

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  • Trump's Handling of Iran Deserves Praise

    Neil Patel | January 10, 2020

    Is it possible President Donald Trump may have perfectly played the Iran conflict?

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