Recent Op-Eds

Is Trump’s Saudi Arms Deal the Worst Arms Deal Ever?

By A. Trevor Thrall. Washington Examiner. May 25, 2017.

Trump’s decision to sell billions of dollars of advanced weaponry to a nation with one of the world’s worst records on human rights is not an example of foreign policy realism-it is an abdication of American principles.

Puerto Rico’s Faux Pension Reform

By Ike Brannon. The Weekly Standard LLC.. May 24, 2017.

Congress passed legislation that sought to help the commonwealth and establish a formula for other states, but the resulting plan won’t fix much.