To tell the truth? From Armenia to Afghanistan, a new US diplomacy.
Speaking the plain truth is practically synonymous with being undiplomatic. Yet in the realm of U.S. foreign policy, it’s suddenly in vogue. It speaks to a need to focus on what’s important.
And another one bites the dust.
By formally recognizing that the atrocities committed against Armenians by the Ottoman Empire more than a century ago constituted genocide, President Joe Biden extends a recent string of actions with which presidents have upended conventional U.S. foreign policy – and predecessors’ caution – to honor a campaign promise.
And perhaps to simply...