Foreign Policy Choices in the Age of ISIS

We are constantly subjected to the liberal intellectual class proclaiming the barbarity of the Islamic State and they aren't wrong. What they are wrong about is their view of US-perpetrated violence, which they see as being altered, reformed, and improved through ethical and moral concerns. I don't know who said it first but whenever I see a liberal talking about ISIS I'm reminded of the mocking refrain "Vote Democrat for a kinder, gentler imperialism." Anyway, I recently published a piece at Cultura Critica on how the standard liberal view of the ISIS tends to glorify US violence. You can read that piece HERE