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G. John Ikenberry
2016 And Beyond
Unraveling America the Great

The radical conservative challenge to the progressive foundations of Pax Americana.

America Self-Contained? A Symposium
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Obama’s Pragmatic Internationalism

The President takes the long view, and his caution in the global arena is no mistake.

The Right Grand Strategy

President Obama inherited the most daunting and intractable tangle of foreign policy challenges of any American leader since the early years of the Cold War. The new Administration found itself saddled with crises and festering problems complex in character and long in the making: unfinished and unpopular wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, stalled peace talks […]

American Strategy in the New East

Peace in the Pacific requires a U.S.-Japan alliance integrated into a new multilateral context that takes Chinese power seriously.

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brave new world

We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

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