Tag Archives: U.S. military

China Vs. the Koreas: Food’n’Nukes

Unpacking the THAAD-Lotte-North Korea-China controversy.

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The West and War: Culture Driving Conflict

When the world’s dominant culture exalts war, it is no wonder there is so much of it.

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Thank you, Mr. Putin!

Has the Czar single-handedly rescued our “American Way of War”?

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The Incorrigible Senator McCain

How to promote interventions, from Iraq to Syria, without ever being held accountable.

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The Coming U.S.-China Clash

Is official Washington bound for a major clash with China?

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Obama’s Amateur Hour

Syria: When “red lines” lead to red faces.

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Iran, Syria and Blurry Red Lines

Are the “red lines” set by the United States for weapons of mass destruction a lot less sharp in a post-Iraq Middle East?

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Why Aid Workers Are Targets

What happens to global development when humanitarian aid becomes a central component of military strategy?

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Post-Boston: Keep Calm and Think Clearly (Part I)

What can the Boston Marathon bombings teach the United States about employing more effective forms of countering violent extremism?

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How U.S. Drones Miss Their Target

Just as the drone is an appropriate metaphor for the current age of globalization, the thistle captures the essence of tribal societies.

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