Department of Defense Schools’ Success Can Be Copied Stateside

Aspiring American expats who are professional educators should consider working with the Department of Defense Schools for the dependents of parents who have enlisted in the US military. It's the 10th largest US school system, with about 120 schools around the world, in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and South America. ( The article... Continue Reading →

Americans As Innocents Abroad Is a Recurring Theme

"We cannot play innocents abroad in a world that is not innocent." -- Ronald Reagan, State of the Union, February 6, 1985. Context. Book Revew: Culture Shock: Innocents Abroad. American Teachers in the American Century. "Innocents Abroad—no, not the one by Mark Twain—shows that Peace Corps volunteers, missionary teachers, and even Teddy Roosevelt's imperialists in the... Continue Reading →

US Military Bases Around the World

The US has a huge military presence around the world. Isolationists in the US think it's a poor investment, suspicious that it's a form of imperialism, while interventionists in the US think the US presence protects allies and contributes to stability in the world, and if the US withdrew, other countries would fill the power... Continue Reading →

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