Tag: Cotton, Tom

Open Skies Treaty Allowed Eyes Over Russia; Trump Wants to Give Them Up

Conceived in the depths of the Cold War by President Dwight Eisenhower and pressed forward by President George H.W. Bush to promote international stability after the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe, the Open Skies Treaty allows the United States, Russia and other nations to send unarmed surveillance flights over one another’s territories to monitor […]

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Tom Cotton: We Should Buy Greenland

After news leaked last week that President Trump had expressed interest in acquiring Greenland from Denmark, his critics predictably derided him as crazy. But once again, the president is crazy like a fox. The acquisition of Greenland would secure vital strategic interests for the United States, economically benefit both us and Greenlanders, and would be […]

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Who Is the Republican Heir to Trump?

For the kickoff of his 2020 re-election campaign in Florida last week, President Trump was surrounded by thousands of devoted supporters in KAG (Keep America Great) hats. More notably, though, he was also joined by a man who once called Mr. Trump “a con artist” and said he would “never get control of” the Republican […]

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Donald Trump’s Great Patriotic Wars

The Trump administration has been trying out a fresh line with the American public of late: Patriotism requires sacrifice. As the president’s trade wars drag on, putting the economic bite on a growing number of Americans, his team is scrambling to put a nationalist gloss on his protectionist gamble, spinning it as a noble crusade […]

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