"Sequestration is a term only Washington could love. What it translates into are automatic budget cuts because politicians could not agree on how to make more sensible and bipartisan ones."
"There are suggestions that President Obama’s neglect of Iraq has been at least as harmful as was the interventionism of his predecessor, if not more so."
"If Afghans can’t achieve a peaceful resolution, they risk losing international support and aid and seeing their country devolve into an ethnic-based civil war."
On June 27, the Alexander Hamilton Society hosted a reception to kick off our 2014 Student Leader Conference. At the reception, our Executive Director Mitch Muncy announced the winners of our three annual chapter awards.
Congratulations to the three winning chapters of the 2013-14 school year!
Most Improved Chapter: Johns Hopkins University SAIS, Chapter President Eric Sigmon
The winners of the Chapter of the Year and Best New Chapter awards will receive four all-expense paid trips, and our Most Improved Chapter will receive two places at their choice of the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, California, or the 2014 Foreign Policy Initiative Forum in Washington, D.C.
In National Review, AHS adviser Elliott Abrams assesses this week's Israeli–Palestinian situation:
"Sixty rockets in two days fell on Israel this past Friday and Saturday, and that is a pace Israel will not tolerate."
"The United States cannot hide from the world. Rather, it must compete. And if it competes well, it can restore not only its economic health, but also its strength for the long haul. That resilience will preserve Americans' ability to determine their fate and the nation's ability to lead in the way its interests require."