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Monday
Jul212014

After MH17, France Must Cancel Sale of Warships to Russia

The Diplomat

By: Robert C. O'Brien

France should have cancelled its sale of sophisticated amphibious warships to Russia when Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine and annexed the Crimea in March. The shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 by Russian proxies in Ukraine on Thursday now mandates such action by Paris. American political and economic leadership has a role to play in the matter.

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Monday
Jul072014

Observer Dispatches from Guantanamo

The Pacific Council

By: Robert C. O'Brien

Thursday
Apr102014

What Would Winston Churchill Do?

The National Interest

By: Robert C. O'Brien

Monday
Dec162013

RIP Rich Williamson

The National Interest

By: Robert C. O'Brien

Yesterday afternoon, Ambassador Rich Williamson's family, friends and colleagues bid him farewell at the Kenilworth Union Church in suburban Chicago.

I first met Rich several years ago when he joined Governor Mitt Romney's campaign as a senior advisor on foreign policy. We hit it off from our first telephone call. We worked together to elect the Governor but we bonded over our mutual admiration for America's 40th President, Ronald Wilson Reagan. While I had campaigned for the Gipper as a teenager, Rich worked closely with him as a thirty year old Special Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs.

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Tuesday
Nov052013

2016: The Republican Field So Far

The National Interest

By: Robert C. O'Brien

It is too early to even talk about 2016. The 2014 midterms are over a year away. Yet with all the discussion about winners and losers from the partial government shutdown, Obamacare's rollout woes and POTUS's creeping lame-duck status, Chris Christie's pending reelection in New Jersey and the Clintons’ reunion tour in the Virginia Governor's race, all anyone wants to talk about is 2016. Consequently, here is my take on the current state of a potential GOP primary field.

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