Tag Archives: security

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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Imagining a Post-Military World (Part I)

Can the world’s governments strike a better balance in what it spends on security and what it spends on the world’s neediest people?

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Democratic and Republican Exceptionalism

How are the Democratic and Republican parties both complicit in turning the United States into a warfare/welfare state?

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America and the Crisis of Global Power

What steps does the United States need to take to boost its global standing in the decades ahead?

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