Progressive Foreign Policy Part 2

In a previous post I wrote about Bernie Sander’s speech at Westminster College where he outlined his foreign policy vision.  This post highlights the foreign policy of another old white socialist – Jeremy Corbyn!  On December 10th, International Human Rights Day, Corbyn gave a speech to UN officials in Geneva outlining his vision for a new […]

Hegemonic Abdication Theory

(Image Source: https://www.h-schmidt.net/map/) Steve Saideman recently wrote a blog post about “Hegemonic Abdication Theory.”  Driven to exasperation about the latest news on the gutting of the State Department, Saideman writes: “Looks like we need to develop some new theory as Trump/Tillerson/Kushner/etc are now doing something that might unprecedented: simply giving up a country’s position as the main […]

A Progressive Foreign Policy?

Bernie Sanders recently gave a speech on U.S. foreign policy at Westminster College in Missouri (same college that Churchill gave his Iron Curtain speech).  In it Sanders outlined his views for what might be called a progressive foreign policy.  As such it was great on vision but short on details.  This is a problem for […]