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A New Direction? Trump, the Republicans, and the US-Israeli Future

A New Direction? Trump, the Republicans, and the US-Israeli Future

Republican support for Israel is turning away from an activist foreign policy, at least for the foreseeable future.

Trump as the Beginning of Republican Party 2.0

Trump as the Beginning of Republican Party 2.0

With Ted Cruz’s exit and Trump becoming the presumptive nominee, the Republican Party establishment have decided to lose the 2016 election.

Explaining Donald Trump’s Political Ascendancy

Explaining Donald Trump’s Political Ascendancy

Trump has been able build a coalition of conservative voters angry at the status quo and anxious about the future.

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Interview – David Frum

David Frum discusses the need for a welfare state post 2008-09 economic crisis, left and right populism and the Republican Party’s future for the upcoming 2016 election.

The Strange Politics of 2016 US Foreign Policy

The Strange Politics of 2016 US Foreign Policy

The center of US foreign policy is to the right of Obama post bin Laden and to the left of George W. Bush. That is where you will find the leading candidates for 2016.

Religion, Same-Sex Marriage, and the Language of the Public Square

Religion, Same-Sex Marriage, and the Language of the Public Square

Recent political discourse on same-sex marriage suggests that Christian conservatives in the US are undergoing a readjustment of public rhetoric, outreach, and perhaps of policy positions.

Is the Republican Party Doomed?

Is the Republican Party Doomed?

If the Republican Party does not alter its policy positions, particularly on immigration reform and social issues, it risks becoming a minority party for the foreseeable future.

Anticipating a Romney Foreign Policy

Anticipating a Romney Foreign Policy

The combination of domestic politics in the US and abroad may limit Romney’s ability to bring about real change in foreign policy. In this his fate may be strikingly similar to that of Obama.

The Republican Party and US Foreign Policy

The Republican Party and US Foreign Policy

In a Romney administration few prominent realists would likely gain top decision-making posts. While erstwhile hawks, nationalists and neocons who do make it into positions of influence will likely be ‘captured by reality’.

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