Foreign Policy

Nobel for Obama Injurious to America and its Allies?

This article, published by One News Now, quotes Discovery Institute Senior Fellow George Gilder: George Gilder, co-founder of the Discovery Institute and the author of The Israel Test, argues that to express too avid a desire for peace promotes war. “It gives adversaries who are dedicated, in this instance, to the destruction of Israel first but the destruction of the Read More ›

Nobody Likes Us? Who Cares?

In 1926, a time of peace, Edwin James wrote in The Times Magazine: “Of all the peoples in the world, the Americans are the least loved. That is one way of saying that the United States of America is the most unpopular nation on the face of the earth.” This should help put into perspective current American concerns about negative Read More ›

Wolhlstetter At African-American Conservative Discussion

This article, published by PRLog, mentions Discovery Institute Senior Fellow John C. Wohlstetter: Rounding out the interview hour will be guest, John C. Wohlstetter, a political commentator and the founder and editor of the blog “Letter from the Capitol” ( He is the senior fellow of technology and democracy at the Discovery Institute and a board member of the Hudson Read More ›

Take It from Me, Mahmoud: Watch Those Russians

Dear President Ahmadinejad: Have you ever considered the possibility that the Russians might secretly be conspiring with the United States against your government? I know it sounds far-fetched, but, after all, far-fetched is practically your middle name. (As, for example, your denial of the Holocaust. That is about as far-fetched as anyone can get.) Take it from me, Mahmoud, these Read More ›

John Wohlstetter on Dennis Miller

Discovery Institute Senior Fellow John Wohlstetter, author of the book “The Long War Ahead and the Short War Upon Us”, will be interviewed on Dennis Miller’s radio program Thursday, May 21st.  The show airs in the Seattle market on KVI 570 AM from 9 AM to Noon.  Mr. Wohlstetter’s interview is scheduled to run at approximately 9:20 AM. You can also listen online by clicking Read More ›

Obama’s first 100 days: Diplomacy abroad, a hard line at home

Today marks the end of President Barack Obama’s first 100 days, the benchmark introduced by Franklin Roosevelt in 1933, applied to every one of his successors. In foreign affairs, save holding the line in Iraq, building up forces in Afghanistan and the dramatic rescue of Capt. Phillips from the clutches of the Somali pirates, the president has relied on soft Read More ›

Obama’s China Card

After North Korea’s test of a long-range ballistic missile, the Obama administration finds itself with a second bite of the geostrategic apple. North Korea’s missile test is no doubt a step in the direction of deploying an intercontinental ballistic missile; an orbital test or satellite launch is based upon the same rocket propulsion and guidance technology, and thus also serves Read More ›