Stories by Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith is the author of “Time No Longer: Americans After the American Century” was the International Herald Tribune’s bureau chief in Hong Kong and then Tokyo from 1985 to 1992. During this time he also wrote “Letter from Tokyo” for the New Yorker. He is the author of four previous books and has contributed frequently to the New York Times, the Nation, the Washington Quarterly, and other publications. subscribe to Patrick Smith's feed

Posted on: May 28, 2016, Source: Salon

"Our defense contractors await your business." That was the message behind Obama and Carter's visits to Asia.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2015, Source: Salon

Republicans have spent decades dressing up fear as courage, pretending at seriousness while advancing hysteria

Posted on: Jul 11, 2015, Source: Salon

Some saw through the ruse.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2014, Source: Salon

Confrontation -- even to the point of recklessness -- was Washington's preferred strategy.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2014, Source: Salon

The New York Times and John Kerry are massive hypocrites on Ukraine and Venezuela.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2013, Source: Salon

More misleading half-truths from a paper too cowed by power and myth to tell the truth about U.S. foreign policy.