Isolationism? A False Choice on Foreign Policy

Brian Lipshutz /

On Sunday, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) had a stark message for the GOP candidates on ABC’s This Week:  “We cannot move into [becoming] an isolationist party.  We cannot repeat the lessons of the 1930s when the United States of America stood by while bad things happened in the world.”  Senator McCain is correct that Americans should not withdraw from the world in response to the active internationalism of recent years. (more…)