In my weekly column for World Politics Review, I reflect on American grand strategy since World War II and discuss how the fundamental principles of the post-war order can serve as a basis for contemporary U.S. foreign policy.
In the latest issue of Foreign Affairs, Mira Rapp-Hooper and Rebecca Friedman Lissner make a compelling case for a more restrained U.S. foreign policy. The United States, they write, should abandon messianic liberal internationalism for the more realistic goal of an open world. Such a prudent policy has a lot to recommend it. It would also take America back to the future—to the grand strategy that President Franklin D. Roosevelt endorsed during World War II.
Read the full World Politics Review article here.