As America remains stranded in various never ending wars around the world, Philip Giraldi, a former CIA officer and executive director of the Council for the National Interest, wonders if Congress knows enough to pilot the country’s foreign policy. He writes at The American Conservative:
That such ignorance would be particularly notable in the realm of foreign policy should surprise no one because congressmen as a group are no longer very well educated. Few speak foreign languages and no one any longer studies the history or culture of any country but the United States, and sometimes not even that.
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