Hagel’s push from the Pentagon was about more than just ISIS and White House politics.
Don’t kid yourselves; from the Islamic State to Ukraine to Iran, foreign policy mattered in Tuesday’s elections.
The United States still hasn’t stopped trying to win unwinnable wars.
President Obama means well. But the Middle East is where America’s good intentions go to die.
The United States wants to help rid Africa of corruption, coups, and terrorism. And it’s going about it all wrong.