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With Obama having checked out, U.S. foreign policy is on auto pilot—“Do nothing”

(Developing) As we have pointed out, President Barack Obama has effectively checked out of his responsibilities to vigilantly promote nd defend the foreign policy interests of the United States. The country is on “Obama auto…

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Beyond Trump and the November elections: Is a coherent U.S. foreign policy possible?

2016 is a good year to be observing what people in the United States are saying about foreign policy. There are new and dangerous currents in U.S. politics which may affect foreign policy. To try…


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Fethullah Gulen extradition request: Extradition Treaty between Turkey and the United States (full text in English and Turkish)

Turkey has formally requested the extradition of a controversial Turkish cleric, Fethullah Gulen from the United States. The Department of State and Department of Justice are considering the application. See Cristina Sáenz Pérez, “Turkey requests…





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Obama’s capitulation ———- Russia bombs U.S. and British support base in Syria: U.S. responds by caving in on Ukraine sanctions on Russia

Developing Russia has bombed U.S. and U.K. support bases and facilities in Syria, on June 16 and July 12, 2016. One of the most significant aspects of these events, perhaps, is that the administration of…