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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - George F. Kennan
Rand Paul in a Heritage Foundation speech Wednesday showed a commanding knowledge of U.S. foreign policy history, of the shortcomings of the Truman Doctrine and the strengths of George F. Kennan's post-WWII containment policy.
The U.S. military made impressive gains on the battlefield and covertly in countering Islamist terrorists since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. But the military and government at large so far have failed to strike the religiously motivated ideology behind al Qaeda and other Islamic extremists.
The late Manning Marable won the Pulitzer Prize for history Monday, honored for a Malcolm X book he worked on for decades but did not live to see published. For the first time in 35 years, no fiction prize was given.
Unable to choose a fiction winner, Pulitzer Prize officials made a decision guaranteed to satisfy no one.
Supposedly peaceful diplomacy will solve the problems with Iran. However, resurrecting Cold War policies for terrorists and rogue states ignores the prerequisites of the late father of containment, George F. Kennan.
Of all the tiresome cliches of American politics, none is more irritating than the myth of the Cold War and that George F. Kennan and Paul Nitze wrestled for the nation's strategic soul.
He asked only that Gaddis wait until after his death.