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Pelosi’s Taiwan trip didn’t create problems but exposed what has long been obvious about China’s growing menace. Beijing has unwittingly provided Washington an opportunity to awaken business and political leaders to accelerate much-needed policy changes.

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Let Pelosi Travel to Taiwan


This article first appeared in the Washington Examiner on July 24th. Click here to view the original article. Whether or not Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) travels to Taiwan in August is a major foreign policy issue. Indeed, the answer will tell us a great deal about who actually controls American foreign policy: Washington or […]

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How to Stiffen Europe’s Resolve After the Iran Nuclear Deal


Israel and its Arab friends should visit the Continent’s capitals and deliver a message about the danger. This article first appeared in the Wall Street Journal on July 20th, 2022. Click here to view the original article. President Biden admitted last week that his long-suffering efforts to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal were finally […]

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The death of Shinzo Abe is a loss to the U.S. and its allies 


This article first appeared in the Washington Post on July 8th, 2022. Click here to see the original article. John R. Bolton served as national security adviser under President Donald Trump and is the author of “The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir.”  Shinzo Abe’s assassination was a brutal and completely unforeseen end to a […]

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The Case For American Leadership


This article first appeared in the Washington Examiner on June 27th, 2022. Click here to see the original article. This week, President Joe Biden attends the G-7 summit in Germany and a NATO summit in Spain.  These meetings of the free world’s major economic powers and its paramount political-military alliance are particularly significant. America and its allies, seeking recovery from the […]

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Beyond Weapons: Time For A New U.S. Strategy On Taiwan


This article first appeared in 19FortyFive on June 5th, 2022. Click here to read the original article. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is the most recent, but far from only, incident highlighting Taiwan’s vulnerability to Chinese attack. Western assistance to Ukraine, particularly sharing intelligence, has contributed significantly to its defense, but the underlying failure of deterrence […]

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