The U.S. defends Europe out of self-interest.
Now that they have the House, Democrats may well force a shift in Washington’s approach to the world.
Recent Saudi actions have set back U.S. objectives in the Middle East.
Commitment to principle, despite its costs, is what America has lost with John McCain’s passing.
The transatlantic alliance has seen worse.
Once you are convinced that it is August 1914 or October 1962 or September 1939, inevitable conclusions follow. But they may be the wrong ones.