Scanning the front page of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity should make all sane people gloomy. The neoconservatives are in charge and no one is the wiser. Certainly in foreign policy, there has been a speedy reversion to the neoconservative mean.
A smattering of headlines:
Doesn’t look like President Trump has surrounded himself with the best people to optimize his original America First promise. Neoconservatives are indisputably the worst. In my book, The Trump Revolution: The Donald’s Creative Destruction Deconstructed, you will find recommendations for the excellent people we could have had in place, down to the military.
Follow the money: Mutual Assured Destruction (MAD): Kurt Volker of the aptly named McCain Institute is speaking on Fox New charmingly about what’s essentially a nuclear arms race. So you know: US Missile Defense system has failed recently.
#MutualAssuredDestruction (MAD): Kurt Volker of the aptly named McCain Institute is speaking on #FoxNew charmingly about what's essentially a nuclear arms race. So you know: US #MissileDefense system has failed recently. @codepink, @DanielLMcAdams
— Ilana Mercer (@IlanaMercer) February 4, 2018
There's big money in nuclear "modernization" and lots of it will go to think tanks. Follow the money and you'll find the policy.
— Daniel McAdams (@DanielLMcAdams) February 4, 2018