Vladimir Putin’s actions are detestable and the result of American weakness–intellectual weakness. If the United States ever commits to a serious foreign policy of self-interest, dictators and authoritarians will perceive America as both strong and credible. Until then, we’re stuck shooting spitballs at barbarians.
Holidays such as Veterans Day and Memorial Day celebrate the heroism, courage, and honor of American service members. October third should be the day Americans remind themselves of the true horrors of needless wars.
Legal Positivism has slowly eaten away the Constitution and individual rights.
Make no mistake, should Egypt fall to the Islamists, this will be the most embarrassing failure of American foreign policy since the collapse of the Shah’s government in Iran.