Time for Plan B
Since the end of the Cold War, the foreign policy establishment has stood solidly behind international activism. It's time to admit the experiment has failed.
The source: “The Case for Restraint” by Barry R. Posen, in American Interest, Nov.–Dec. 2007.
The bickering over theIraq war has obscured the bigger truth about U.S. foreign policy, writes Barry R. Posen, a political scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since the end of the Cold War the foreign-policy establishment, though differing over...