David Apgar

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

China’s Curious Choice to Stand with Russia

In contrast to Putin, President Xi at least seems focused on the long game for his country. But why is Xi then supporting Putin’s win-today, lose-thereafter venture?

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The Supreme Court Vs. the US: Advantage China

The U.S.’s highest court provides a blueprint for exposing the United States to yet more viruses. Taiwan may well pay the price.

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The United States as Number 2?

The Republican Party is utterly unprepared for the hard realities of relative U.S. decline vis-à-vis China.

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Dateline US: Economic Power for the 99%

Economic shame haunts hard-working Americans. They ask themselves why they can’t do as well as their parents.

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China: US Republicans’ Real Existential Threat

There is a mortal threat to the Republican Party on the horizon – but it’s China, not demography.

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US: Demography Is Not Political Destiny

Are Republicans really doomed electorally because of the demographic changes underway in the United States?

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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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