That ‘Throw Away Line’ Was Not, In Fact, A ‘Throw Away Line’

“That throw away line, that people came to expect and then ignore, was very likely to have been delivered with serious intent and forethought.”

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Is This Really What Reagan Would Have Done?

“Concessions without reciprocation, made against the better judgment of foreign policy advisers, smack more of payoff than outreach. If this is what Trump’s version of “winning” looks like, what might further victory entail? The re- creation of the Warsaw Pact? The reversion of Alaska to Russian control?”