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N.M. Guariglia

N. M. Guariglia writes on foreign policy. He can be contacted at nmguar@gmail.com.
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The Emerging Conservative Consensus

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

Republicans can win big in 2010 and 2012 by talking less about social issues and more about economic liberty and federalism.

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The Three Wartime Instincts Obama Lacks

Friday, November 6th, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

The president's shortcomings have placed the Afghan war effort in serious jeopardy.

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Obama’s Big Health Care Speech: What He Should Say ā€” and Shouldn’t Say

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

If he is wise, the president will put the straw men to bed and address the serious concerns raised by his opponents.

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Mr. Al-Qaeda, Meet Mr. American Inmate

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

Bringing Gitmo detainees to U.S. prisons is a disaster waiting to happen.

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Death to Dictatorship: U.S. Must Support Revolution in Iran

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

Iranian dissidents are risking their lives fighting for their future. The silence from the White House is deafening.

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Obama and the Media Get It Wrong on Mideast Elections

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

Their interpretation of events in Iran and Lebanon has combined self-righteousness with ignorance.

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General Petraeus’ Disturbing Statement About Hezbollah

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

Does he really believe that the terror group exists only because of the Israeli-Palestinian dispute?

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The U.S. Should Overthrow Kim Jong Il

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

The time for talking is over. Now is the time for action.

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Cheney Exposed Obama’s Hypocrisy

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

The former VP is doing the country a service by crystallizing the insane nature of the debate over detainee policy.

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Far Left Furious Over Obama’s About-Turn on Abuse Photos

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

The president made the right decision ā€” but the pitchfork crowd isn't happy.

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Mr. Obama, Your Job Is to Ruthlessly Protect the People

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

Obama's remarks at this week's press conference cast grave doubts on his understanding of a president's most important responsibility.

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The Logical Fallacies of Appeasing Iran

Friday, April 24th, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

Pundits are working overtime to convince you that the world can live with nuclear-armed mullahs. But it can't.

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The Subjective Nature of Torture

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

Exploiting a detainee's idiosyncrasies, cultural inclinations, religious superstitions, and psychological defects is not objectively torture.

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Obama Should Shoot Down North Korea’s Missile

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

The danger to America will multiply if Obama is perceived as weak and indecisive early on.

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The Change We Got: Bush’s Big Spending, Now on Steroids

Friday, March 27th, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

Rather than making a clean break with Bush's failed economic policies, Obama is doubling down on them.

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Welcome to Francis Ford Coppola’s White House

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

Thin-skinned President Corleone and his crew go after their enemies.

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Mr. President, the Long War Won’t End in 2010

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

One suspects that Iran and al-Qaeda won't believe the stroke of midnight on August 31, 2010 will mark the end of their war on us.

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Imagining a World in Which We Did Not Remove Saddam

Monday, February 23rd, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

If you could change history, would you really take the Iraq war back?

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Obama’s Broken Promises Were Entirely Predictable

Saturday, February 14th, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

What did you expect from a leftist upstart who promised the world, and more, to his loyal adherents?

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How Bad Was Bush for the World, Really? (Part 2)

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

Bush leaves Obama a far more hopeful Africa and Middle East than he inherited from his predecessor.

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How Bad Was Bush for the World, Really? (Part 1)

Thursday, January 29th, 2009 - by N.M. Guariglia

Let's give the man his due, starting with his policy achievements in Europe, Latin America, and Asia.

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Retiring Football Coach Epitomizes Best of America

Saturday, December 13th, 2008 - by N.M. Guariglia

He could have chosen fame and fortune, but Warren Wolf wouldn't leave the small town he loved.

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Iran Kidnaps Another American Citizen

Friday, October 24th, 2008 - by N.M. Guariglia

Iranian-American grad student Esha Momeni is being held at the mullahs' notorious Evin prison.

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