” History is laden with belligerent leaders using humanitarian rhetoric to mask geopolitical aims. History also shows how often ill-informed moralism has led to foreign entanglements that do more harm than good. “


” President Reagan, of course, did more than any other person to entrench the Republican reputation for toughness on national security. “


” In the 2000 election, George W. Bush, who had shirked military service, succeeded in presenting himself as more reliable on national security than Al Gore. “


” Engaging Iran won’t guarantee improved U.S.-Iranian relations or a more stable Gulf region. But not engaging means more of the same. “



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History is laden with belligerent leaders using humanitarian rhetoric to mask geopolitical aims. History also shows how often ill-informed moralism has led to foreign entanglements that do more harm than good.
President Reagan, of course, did more than any other person to entrench the Republican reputation for toughness on national security.
In the 2000 election, George W. Bush, who had shirked military service, succeeded in presenting himself as more reliable on national security than Al Gore.
Engaging Iran won

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