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In Defense of Development
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Why We Need Foreign Aid

American security depends on development as well as diplomacy and defense.

2016 And Beyond
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Pragmatic Engagement

A national security strategy for the next President.

The Obama Doctrine: Responses
Striking a Balance

George W. Bush tried to do too much. Barack Obama has advocated doing too little.

America Self-Contained? A Symposium
Facing the Unpredictable

In an increasingly unstable world, the Obama Administration has no clear-cut options.

China, the Weak and the Restless

The United States confronts two major foreign policy challenges: China, and the weak and restless. The alternatives for China are well known, and there is consensus about which of these is most attractive; Romney would not have followed a different course from the one that has been chosen by Obama. In contrast, there is no […]

Three More Years

The success of Barack Obama’s presidency will depend on his domestic accomplishments: health care, financial reform and the overall state of the economy. His presidency could be wrecked by foreign policy developments; it cannot be redeemed by them. The five big foreign policy challenges that the Administration confronts—North Korea, Iran, Middle East peace, Af-Pak and […]

Reviews
On Citizenship

Is the ideal of citizenship in decline? Depends on how you define it.

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Hugging the News Cycle
The Burgeoning Burgos

Will Mexico be the first to replicate America’s fracking success?

Under Pressure

But this may be more about pressuring Pyongyang than chastising Cairo.

Pressuring Pyongyang

Treasury turns up the heat on Pyongyang’s enablers in Moscow and Beijing.

April 8 2024

This year’s total solar eclipse was fun, but the next one will expose solar power’s biggest weakness.

German Election Watch

With her opponents already on the back foot, Merkel takes aim at the former SDP leader’s Russian business ties.

Poisoning the Well

Turkey’s President Erdogan has declared that all three of Germany’s largest parties are the enemies of Turks.

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