Tag Archives: security

Russia’s Global Tourism

A steep decline from one of the biggest spenders after several bumpy years in global politics.

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Nordstream 2: How Germany Lets Down Europe

For all the emphasis on pursuing Germany’s “national interest,” the planned new pipeline undermines the EU, Germany itself and German influence in Europe.

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The US and Iran: Between Obsession and Forgetfulness

The Trump Administration’s obsession with the Iran nuclear deal cannot obscure the U.S. role in strengthening Iran.

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Japan & Trump: Now What?

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Despite Trump in the White House, Japan aims to get the TPP anyway and keep U.S. troops in the country too. Is that realistic?

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U.S.-China: Per Capita Troop Strength

While the United States has 0.48% of its population in the military, China has only 0.17%.

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Egypt and Syria: Beyond Repair

What do an insolvent Egypt and a disintegrating Syria mean for the governance of the Middle East?

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Syria, Iran and American Forgetfulness

Which nation is the key enabler of Iran’s steady rise in the Middle East?

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Beware the NSA: Human Vs. Machine Intelligence

What is the real conversation we should be having about NSA data mining?

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Israel: Gatekeepers of Self-Destruction?

Will Israel be able to create a better political reality in order to save its very existence?

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From Economic Growth to Human Growth

Why does the world urgently need to consider economic growth in a broader, nonmaterial context?

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