Beltway policymakers are routinely threatening war with Beijing without seriously considering the possibility of losing.
Letter to President Biden About William Burns 51021
The terms nationalism and patriotism have very similar and difficult-to-differentiate definitions, but are worth reflecting on a time when they are more popular than ever.
Now that the U.S. government is ostensibly ending its forever war in Afghanistan, the question naturally arises: Why stop there? Why not end U.S. interventionism in other countries, such as Iraq, Yemen, Syria, and others? Why stop with Afghanistan?