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In Foreign Affairs, Not Doing Anything Is The Thing To Do

August 3, 2014
By Sheldon Richman (editorial@post-journal.com) , Post-Journal

The heartbreaking violence in the Middle East, Ukraine, and elsewhere carries many messages, but here's one Americans shouldn't miss: The United States - no matter who the president is - cannot manage world conflict. The corollary is that when a president tries to manage it, things will usually get worse. Foresight is always defective, and tragic unintended consequences will prevail.

 
 
 

 

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