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MAR: A Model for US-China Relations
September 20, 2013
MAR: A Model for US-China Relations
A policy of Mutually Assured Restraint could help both sides move beyond the current distrust.
MAR: A Model for US-China Relations
What Iran Really Learned from the Syrian Crisis
September 20, 2013
What Iran Really Learned from the Syrian Crisis
Congressional opposition to the US-Russian deal on Syria underscores the scale of Obama’s challenge on Iran.
What Iran Really Learned from the Syrian Crisis
The Realpolitik of the American People
September 14, 2013
The Realpolitik of the American People
Many say the American public can only support a liberal foreign policy. That may only be true of US elites.
The Realpolitik of the American People
Why Obama Should Work with Iran on Syria Now
September 14, 2013
Why Obama Should Work with Iran on Syria Now
The Russian offer gives the U.S. to engage with Iran on a host of regional issues, including Syria.
Why Obama Should Work with Iran on Syria Now
Japan Seeks to Mediate US-Iran Dispute…Again
September 12, 2013
Japan Seeks to Mediate US-Iran Dispute…Again
Shinzo Abe sent a special envoy to Tehran last weekend, reportedly to jump-start US-Iran talks.
Japan Seeks to Mediate US-Iran Dispute…Again
Attacking Syria Won’t Deter North Korea
September 11, 2013
Attacking Syria Won’t Deter North Korea
The potential US intervention in Syria reaffirms the wisdom of Pyongyang’s WMD acquisition.
Attacking Syria Won’t Deter North Korea
September 08, 2013
Tony Abbott Defeats Kevin Rudd in Australia Election
Abbott now faces a much tougher job running the country, while Labor tries to regroup.
Tony Abbott Defeats Kevin Rudd in Australia Election
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
Blink and You Will Miss It: Obama’s Quiet Pivot Progress
September 06, 2013
Blink and You Will Miss It: Obama’s Quiet Pivot Progress
Critics of various aspects of the rebalance notwithstanding, the U.S. is moving forward on a number of fronts.
Blink and You Will Miss It: Obama’s Quiet Pivot Progress
Hagel Explains his Southeast Asia Trip … On YouTube
September 06, 2013
Hagel Explains his Southeast Asia Trip … On YouTube
Chuck Hagel takes to YouTube to explain his most recent trip to the region.
Hagel Explains his Southeast Asia Trip … On YouTube
Russia’s Aircraft Carrier to Visit Syrian Naval Base
September 04, 2013
Russia’s Aircraft Carrier to Visit Syrian Naval Base
Russia’s only aircraft carrier will make a port call at Moscow’s small Tartus naval base in Syria in December.
Russia’s Aircraft Carrier to Visit Syrian Naval Base
Russia’s Central Asia Power Play
September 02, 2013
Russia’s Central Asia Power Play
Russia has had an active foreign policy of late. Much of it seems directed at countering the U.S.
Russia’s Central Asia Power Play
WMDs and the UN Security Council
August 31, 2013
WMDs and the UN Security Council
A China and Russia veto against Syria action threatens the legitimacy of the Security Council on WMDs.
WMDs and the UN Security Council
China Moves to Isolate Philippines, Japan
August 30, 2013
China Moves to Isolate Philippines, Japan
Manila and Tokyo’s charm offensives toward China fail, as Beijing returns to its natural, shrewd diplomacy.
China Moves to Isolate Philippines, Japan
Forget Smartphones: N. Korea has a Designer Clothes Industry
August 29, 2013
Forget Smartphones: N. Korea has a Designer Clothes Industry
Plus, Kim il-Sung’s grandson will attend the same university as the French president. DPRK links.
Forget Smartphones: N. Korea has a Designer Clothes Industry
Obama’s Most Dangerous WMD Precedent in Syria
August 27, 2013
Obama’s Most Dangerous WMD Precedent in Syria
Obama set a dangerous precedent when he called for an investigation into who ordered the chemical weapon attacks in Syria.
Obama’s Most Dangerous WMD Precedent in Syria
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