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    Ukraine Proves the Folly of Obama's Russian Reset

    The Obama administration’s Russian reset, designed by then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, was premised on the idea of Russia as a partner with the United States. Hand in hand, the former rivals would address the major international crises of the day. This initiative will be remembered as one of the … More

    12 Zingers Amid Heritage’s Policy Solutions

    When about 100 passionate attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference get four Heritage Foundation policy experts all to themselves, they’re not about to let such provocative eggheads get away without engaging in a little robust Q&A. So it was that moderator Genevieve Wood, senior contributor to The Foundry, wound … More

    Who's Watching You Online?

    In recent years, the world has watched as Twitter and Facebook made political uprisings possible. In countries where dissidents previously had trouble making their voices heard and connecting with one another, these tools changed history. On the flipside, however, everyone from terrorists to foreign intelligence agencies rushed into the open … More

    Heritage's Carafano at SXSW Tech Conference: 'If You Care About Freedom, Care About Cybersecurity'

    If you care about freedom and prosperity, you ought to care about cybersecurity. That’s what Heritage’s James Carafano told an audience at the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW) conference in Austin, Texas, on Sunday. Cybersecurity, a growing issue of concern around the world, was a hot topic at the nation’s … More

    Will Obama, Kerry Cave on Ukraine Just Like They Caved on Syria?

    The Obama administration would like nothing more than to find an off ramp from the Ukrainian crisis. An unwelcome distraction from its domestic agenda, Ukraine is also dangerous territory for an administration that is unsure of its footing in foreign policy. The last thing President Obama wants is an ongoing … More

    4 Ways Conservatives Can Win, According to Ted Cruz

    Can conservatives win the battle of ideas and transform America? According to Ted Cruz, the outspoken Texas senator who won with support of the Tea Party in 2012, it’s possible. At a breakfast hosted by Politico’s chief White House correspondent Mike Allen last week, Cruz laid out four ways he … More

    Why It's Insane To Shrink Our Military As Much As Hagel Wants To

    Finally, a defense secretary who would roll up his sleeves and start getting bloated Pentagon spending under control. His name was Robert McNamara, and he and his “whiz kids” had plenty to fix. Each armed service had a different butcher’s smock because they couldn’t agree on the requirements for an … More

    Real Life D.C. Is Too Similar to House of Cards

    In the Netflix series “House of Cards,” a bunch of corrupt politicians collude behind closed doors, using parliamentary tricks to rule against the interests of a population they disdain. Needless to say, the show has been a resounding hit in Washington D.C., where real-life legislators have been using smoke and … More

    WATCH: Palin Puts Twist on Dr. Seuss to Denounce Obamacare, Cronyism

    Dr. Seuss made headlines last fall when Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) read from Green Eggs and Ham on the Senate floor. At the Conservative Political Action Conference today, Sarah Palin drew a standing ovation for her rewrite of the children’s classic. Palin isn’t the first conservative to use Seuss to … More

    Rand Paul Wins 2014 CPAC Straw Poll; Ted Cruz, Ben Carson Are Runners-Up

    For the second year in a row, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) won the straw poll of attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Paul secured 31 percent of the vote. “The fight for liberty continues, and we must continue to stand up and say: We’re free and no one, no … More