Conservatism per se does not change, on principle it does not throw the baby out with the bathwater. In order to learn the lessons of the Iraq War, we need to distinguish the baby from the bathwater—that is the struggle.
One aspect of the American heavy footprint that is little noted is the ruin of many formerly functioning countries that it brings with it.
Though the U.S. and Israeli military have done a good job at stealing the show, and though they certainly believe themselves to be the head of the show, the reality is that this age of empire is distinctly British.
When covering and watching the world, it is essential for personal and national survival to try and always think the unthinkable.