David Apgar

David Apgar is the author of the book "Risk Intelligence: Learning to Manage What We Don’t Know."

Xi and Kim: The Transcript

How Donald Trump and the U.S.-North Korea summit are getting framed.

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US: Any Real Checks and Balances Left?

Republicans have severely damaged many once-respected institutions, even before President-elect Trump came onto the scene.

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Rethinking the U.S. Strategy Against IS in Syria

Why the U.S. government should use mercenaries in Syria.

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The U.S. Strategy on IS in Iraq Has It Backwards

Why the U.S. government must rethink Iraq’s territorial integrity.

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The Yemen-Benghazi Connection: Politics Before People

When Republicans use American deaths in terrorist attacks as a political weapon.

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Who Bosses Whom? Israel Vs. the United States

The problem today is that the United States has too much influence on Israel, not the other way around.

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How to Succeed in Nuclear Talks With Iran

A nuclear deal with Iran would give the United States four major strategic advantages.

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Petraeus and Serdyukov: Cupids or Stupids?

Does the ouster of Russia’s defense minister signal the return of high defense spending?

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Protecting the Nanny State Boss

Are Republicans intent on creating a U.S. nanny state, too — only substituting employers for the government?

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Time to Break BP Up

Do BP’s far-flung operations have the potential to create catastrophes worse than the oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico?

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