Matthew Duss

Matthew Duss is Foreign Policy Adviser to Independent U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. The views expressed here are his own.

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The United States will have to reckon with the scale of the disaster it has helped inflict on the world—and on itself—through three presidencies. (Photo by Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
Friday, October 23, 2020
Only a Reckoning With the Disastrous Legacy of the So-called 'War on Terror' Can Heal the United States
In a 1996 essay in Foreign Affairs , the conservative authors William Kristol and Robert Kagan proposed a U.S. foreign policy of “benevolent global hegemony.” Scoffing at former President John Quincy Adams’s maxim that America “goes not abroad, in search of monsters to destroy,” they asked, “But...
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