The US Will Make More Strategic Mistakes Than China
July 15, 2014
The US Will Make More Strategic Mistakes Than China
Ironically, the strengths of the U.S. domestic system are the exact reasons why its foreign policy often makes mistakes.
The US Will Make More Strategic Mistakes Than China
Why Does America Only Fear Hypothetical Nukes?
December 18, 2013
Why Does America Only Fear Hypothetical Nukes?
The US foreign policy community is far less concerned with existing nuclear arsenals than potential future ones.
Why Does America Only Fear Hypothetical Nukes?
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
February 21, 2013
Obama 2.0 Confronts Asia
President Obama was broadly successful in the Asia-Pacific during his first term. He’ll have to work harder the second time around.
Obama 2.0 Confronts Asia
America's Pivot: One Big Contradiction
January 25, 2013
America's Pivot: One Big Contradiction
“If Washington isn’t comfortable with a more powerful China…making China wealthier by trading with it doesn’t make much sense.”
America's Pivot: One Big Contradiction
U.S. Foreign Policy: Driven by Fear?
November 20, 2012
U.S. Foreign Policy: Driven by Fear?
“…the Obama administration should make no reply to China’s military buildup.”
U.S. Foreign Policy: Driven by Fear?
R.I.P. Containment
September 24, 2012
R.I.P. Containment
Why global commerce, modern telecommunications, social media and modern international politics have conspired to put to rest a faded strategy.
R.I.P. Containment
May 03, 2011
US Foreign Policy After Bin Laden
Obama will undoubtedly get a boost from the killing of Osama bin Laden. But his death also needs to herald a shift in foreign policy, including Afghanistan.
US Foreign Policy After Bin Laden
When WikiLeaks Meets US Policy
December 06, 2010
When WikiLeaks Meets US Policy
Barack Obama’s recent trip to Asia was a disaster for US interests. Either his team is incompetent or there’s something they’re not telling us.
When WikiLeaks Meets US Policy
Why GOP Must Back Obama on Iran
November 12, 2010
Why GOP Must Back Obama on Iran
Stopping Iran from getting a nuclear bomb is a bi-partisan issue. It’s essential Republicans work with the Obama administration.
Why GOP Must Back Obama on Iran
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