Ron Paul

The List

10 Foreign-Policy Flashpoints in the GOP Platform

The Republicans will present a united front at the convention, but divisive issues are bubbling below the surface.

Uri Friedman |

Argument

President Paul

Ron Paul maybe a long shot in November, but he's America's best bet on foreign policy.

Michael Scheuer |

The List

Who Said It: Ron Paul or Ron Paul?

The Republican presidential candidate may be a party-switcher, but he's no flip-flopper.

Uri Friedman |

Argument

Campaign Manager

Can a board game really simulate the grueling twists and turns of the campaign trail?

Michael Peck |

Argument

The Ron Paul Revolution Continues

If they continue to malign and ignore the libertarian wing of the Republican Party, GOP elders will be slamming the door on their future.

Christopher Preble |

Feature

Mad Libs: War Edition

What's on the horizon for warfare in 2012? FP asked some of the world's top experts to fill in the blanks.

Alessandra N Ram |

Feature

Super Freaks

Meet the Super PAC that wants to fight Islam, ban circumcision, and bury people at sea.

Joshua E. Keating |

Argument

The Debate the GOP Didn't Have in Florida

Instead of repeating tired applause lines about Fidel Castro, here are the vital Latin American issues the Republican candidates should be talking about.

Michael Shifter |

Terms of Engagement

The Military-Political Complex

Why is Barack Obama standing to the right of conservatives when it comes to cutting the defense budget?

James Traub |

Argument

Fighting Words

Mitt Romney and the GOP hopefuls sure like to talk tough about Iran’s nuclear threat. But if one of them wins in November, it’ll mean he'll have to walk the walk.

Michael A. Cohen |

Argument

The World According to Ron Paul

Republicans are freaked out about what a libertarian isolationist in the White House would do to American power -- but not all Democrats are.

Michael A. Cohen |

Behind the Numbers

Fear Factor

Are Republican voters as concerned about Iran and radical Islam as their candidates?

Scott Clement |

Feature

Politics Stops at the Water's Edge

After two foreign-policy debates, we still have no idea what most Republican presidential candidates would do about the actual issues facing America abroad.

Michael Cohen |

Feature

Crunching the Numbers on the GOP Candidates

What the polls tell us about the Republican candidates on foreign policy.

Scott Clement |

Special Report

Ron Paul's Foreign Policy

Congressman representing Texas's 14th District

Kedar Pavgi |

Feature

The World According to the GOP

What do the 2012 Republican candidates have to say about foreign policy?

Joshua E. Keating |

Feature

The Elephants in the Room

Barack Obama's Republican challengers haven't thought very deeply about foreign policy. It shows.

James Traub |

Argument

The 2012 Horse Whisperers

Who's giving foreign-policy advice to the crop of GOP front-runners?

Josh Rogin |

Argument

It's Evening in America

At the first GOP presidential debate, the Bush-era neoconservative movement seemed as good as dead.

Michael A. Cohen |

The List

Fighting Words

From Gingrichian Red-baiting to Palinian Tea-Partyism, a quick primer on the GOP's foreign-policy punch lines.

Joshua E. Keating |

Rebuttal

A Tea Party Foreign Policy

Why the growing grassroots movement can't fight big government at home while supporting it abroad.

Ron Paul |