Foreign and Defense Policy

Best of the foreign policy blogs (Week of Jan. 21-27)

Here’s the best of what AEI’s foreign and defense policy scholars are reading this week:

Elliott Abrams at on why the Arab Spring proves that neoconservatives were right all along.

Elliott Abrams at on how Gingrich insulted Ronald Reagan.

Jackson Diehl at the’s Post Partisan blog on how, during the Florida debates, Mitt Romney doubles down on the Taliban.

Walter Russell Mead at’s ViaMeadia blog reports that Tehran and Moscow Double Down in Syria. 

Bill Ardolino at on al Qaeda’s new jihadi comic strip “Son of the Martyr” in The Cartoon Jihad Continues.

Collum Lynch at’s Turtle Bay blog on whether the UN’s new DC Comic series can make the UN look cool (or at least effective) in The League of Extraordinarily Bureaucratic Gentlemen.

Barbara Surk at reports on al Qaeda’s claims that the U.S. pulled its troops out of Iraq because our economy is collapsing and we needed to save money.

Jamie Crawford at’s Security Clearance blog on the Foreign policy of the GOP’s final four.

Will Rahn at on Newt’s plan for a real Jurassic Park and Sex in Space.

Spencer Ackerman at’s Danger Room on America’s Most Dangerous Mall: Going Shopping at the Pentagon.

Joshua Keating at’s Passport blog on the frightening phenomenon of World Leaders Singing (Who knew Obama did such a mean Al Green?)

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