A New Kind of Realism

It is necessary to present an alternative to the bipartisan foreign-policy consensus that has caused the United States to bounce from one ill-conceived military intervention to the next, with results that range from inconclusive to disastrous. Since the most extreme version of that consensus dominates Republican thinking, it would be optimal for the alternative to take root in the GOP.

Here’s How Rand Paul’s Conservative Realism Could Change the GOP”
W. James Antle III

The American Conservative
October 27, 2014

Exactly. I’m not ready to support Rand Paul – not by a long shot. But what he’s saying on foreign policy makes sense, and it behooves all of us in the GOP to see this as a welcome step away from the tired, disproven tropes of neoconservative foreign policy.

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Author: David Wolf

An adviser to corporations and organizations on strategy, communications, and public affairs, David Wolf has been working and living in Beijing since 1995, and now divides his time between China and California. He also serves as a policy and industry analyst focused on innovative and creative industries, a futurist, and an amateur historian.

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