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Order and Disorder
Greater Disorder Does Not Imply Greater Insecurity

By most measures of national security, the world is getting safer. So why do we feel so insecure?

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A World on Fire
What Is America’s Role in the World?

A crisis-driven foreign policy will inevitably succumb to disorientation and exhaustion. The United States needs a serious discussion about its role in the world—one that matches objectives and means.

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Global Futures
Uncharted Territory

A century after World War I’s beginning, many observers wonder whether the U.S. and China are headed down a similar path to great-power war. While we must weigh that prospect seriously, we should not neglect more likely risks to global order.

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Power Meters
A Case of Terminal Decline?

Americans’ outdated conception of power could undermine U.S. foreign policy.

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Strategy & Policy
A Weinberger Doctrine for Crisis Management

The United States cannot pursue a strategic foreign policy if each new crisis prompts it to rebalance to one flashpoint or another. It needs to identify a set of stable priorities, which is difficult if not impossible when one is in permanent crisis-management mode.

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