Hedging: The Real U.S. Policy Towards China?
May 13, 2013
Hedging: The Real U.S. Policy Towards China?
Is America trying to contain China? No, it could be just hedging its bets.
Hedging: The Real U.S. Policy Towards China?
Emotions, Decision Making and Brinksmanship
May 08, 2013
Emotions, Decision Making and Brinksmanship
An approach to decision-making that concentrates on interests and raw calculation will come up short.
Emotions, Decision Making and Brinksmanship
Here Come the Missile Carriers
May 04, 2013
Here Come the Missile Carriers
Could aircraft carriers be eclipsed by new technology? We breakdown the top defense and foreign policy articles for your weekend.
Here Come the Missile Carriers
A Complex Calculus: China's North Korea Dilemma
April 30, 2013
A Complex Calculus: China's North Korea Dilemma
It remains in Beijing’s self-interest to provide aid to Pyongyang. The alternatives, like a North Korean collapse, could be far worse.
A Complex Calculus: China's North Korea Dilemma
Want to Fix Syria? Talk to Iran
April 30, 2013
Want to Fix Syria? Talk to Iran
There’s good reason to believe Iran would be interested in negotiating a future for Syria that didn’t include Assad.
Want to Fix Syria? Talk to Iran
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
The Real Crisis: Global Youth Unemployment
March 01, 2013
The Real Crisis: Global Youth Unemployment
The United States must cooperate with public and private partners to tackle this vital issue.
The Real Crisis: Global Youth Unemployment
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
February 21, 2013
The Importance of Clear Writing
“Victory may go to the contestant who conveys ideas more fluently, not the one with superior ideas.”
The Importance of Clear Writing
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
India's Think Tank Failure
January 19, 2012
India's Think Tank Failure
It’s no surprise the Brookings Institution has been named top global think tank. But where are India’s entries?
India's Think Tank Failure
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