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The Secret War
The Secret War
Threats Rise But Intel Spending Going Down

Spending cuts threaten intelligence capabilities—especially in IT.

The Secret War
Indictment for Chinese "Businessman" Who Stole Boeing's Secrets

A Chinese businessman has been accused of spying on several of Boeing’s most sensitive military programs. It’s another sign that the cyber war between the U.S. and China is heated and ongoing.

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The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

The Shale Rebound

Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”

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