- Having spent nearly $5 trillion on war in exchange for security benefits that are arguable at best requires some hard questions
- Let us hope that our new leaders will have the courage to ask them
W. James Antle III is the Washington Examiner's politics editor and senior adviser and foreign policy analyst for Defense Priorities, a think tank focusing on the US military. The opinions in the article are those of the author.
(CNN)With a new president comes change. That's what America sorely needs in foreign policy, where we have for too long been mired in a deadly status quo of ineffectual and often counterproductive intervention -- especially in the Middle East.