American distrust of government?

Geoffrey Garrett neglects the importance of history and institutions when he compares the fortunes of Obama and Rudd: In a country of drought and flooding rains, sunburnt Australians care deeply about climate change, and they want their representatives to do something about it. But in the land of the free and the home of the […]

Liberal interventionism from Iraq to the NT

Reading a book review (of Ilan Peleg The Legacy of George W. Bush’s Foreign Policy: Moving beyond Neoconservatism) by Inderjeet Parmaron. The reviewer  suggested more of a continuity between George W. Bush’s ‘neoconservative’ foreign policy and that of his predecessors and successors than Peleg argued. Parmaron emphasises the overlaps between neoconservatism and liberal interventionism: The […]