How Geopolitics Doomed the Clash of Civilizations
September 07, 2013
How Geopolitics Doomed the Clash of Civilizations
It’s been 20 years since Huntington’s Foreign Affairs article was published. Why his thesis hasn’t come to pass.
How Geopolitics Doomed the Clash of Civilizations
America's Middle East Addiction
April 13, 2013
America's Middle East Addiction
Zachary Keck explains that “shuttle diplomacy of the kind Kissinger undertook belongs to the dustbin of history.”
America's Middle East Addiction
Friday Flashpoints – Our Weekend Reading List
April 12, 2013
Friday Flashpoints – Our Weekend Reading List
The Diplomat’s Editor selects the top five defense and foreign policy articles for your weekend reading pleasure.
Friday Flashpoints – Our Weekend Reading List
Did Xi Jinping Really Rebuke North Korea?
April 10, 2013
Did Xi Jinping Really Rebuke North Korea?
Likely not – Chinese diplomats have usually handled their differences with N. Korea behind the scenes.
Did Xi Jinping Really Rebuke North Korea?
North Korea Is the Boy Who Cried Wolf: There Will Be No War
April 10, 2013
North Korea Is the Boy Who Cried Wolf: There Will Be No War
“Because North Korea has such a rich history of extreme rhetoric, they must be more and more extreme in each crisis…”
North Korea Is the Boy Who Cried Wolf: There Will Be No War
March 15, 2013
For America, Decline is a Choice
“In reality, decline is not a foregone conclusion but a deliberate political choice that builds from a failure to define what matters most to the nation.”
For America, Decline is a Choice
A Roadmap for American Grand Strategy
March 04, 2013
A Roadmap for American Grand Strategy
Mapping a grand strategy to strengthen and enhance America’s role in the world.
A Roadmap for American Grand Strategy
America’s Dangerous Drift
February 25, 2013
America’s Dangerous Drift
The U.S. faces tremendous challenges at home and abroad. Without a grand strategy, America’s perilous drift is likely to continue, and worsen.
America’s Dangerous Drift
Is Asia’s Balance of Power Self-Enforcing?
February 01, 2013
Is Asia’s Balance of Power Self-Enforcing?
What history says about such a concept seems telling. Will the Asia-Pacific be any different?
Is Asia’s Balance of Power Self-Enforcing?
Japan and India's Growing Embrace
January 12, 2013
Japan and India's Growing Embrace
With Shinzo Abe’s return in Japan, expect Tokyo and Delhi’s already strong ties to reach new heights.
Japan and India's Growing Embrace
America's Pivot:
November 12, 2012
America's Pivot: "Stoking The Fires of Nationalism?"
A recent article from a prominent China scholar calls into question America’s “pivot.” Is it worth it?
America's Pivot: "Stoking The Fires of Nationalism?"
The Interview: Zbigniew Brzezinski
September 10, 2012
The Interview: Zbigniew Brzezinski
As the world changes so too must U.S. foreign policy. The Diplomat asks Zbigniew Brzezinski about America’s role in the ‘Asian Century.’
The Interview: Zbigniew Brzezinski
Kenneth Waltz on “Why Iran Should Get the Bomb”
July 08, 2012
Kenneth Waltz on “Why Iran Should Get the Bomb”
The Diplomat talks Iran, China, nuclear weapons and more with bomb dropper Kenneth Waltz.
Kenneth Waltz on “Why Iran Should Get the Bomb”
Why America Needs a Grand Strategy
June 18, 2012
Why America Needs a Grand Strategy
Failure to formulate a grand strategy will only further fuel talk of American decline. That’s no more so the case than it is for Asia.
Why America Needs a Grand Strategy
When Superpowers Fall
April 13, 2010
When Superpowers Fall
China will one day surpass the US in global power. But its reign will be both more and less secure than its predecessor.
When Superpowers Fall
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