Issues / War & Peace
Are the United States and China heading toward an economic and military showdown or a peaceful convergence of interests? Two prominent China scholars, James Nolt and Bonnie Glaser, go head-to-head to answer the question.
The U.S. gets one right? The administration opposes lifting the arms embargo on China.
Maoist guerrillas saving democracy from the clutches of a despot? Perhaps only in Nepal
We might get a better treaty if the U.S. sits this one out for now.
The Bush administration has launched Round Two of its assault on the Constitution. Now its habeas corpus in the crosshairs.
War, instability, and high oil prices have created a perfect storm of profit for the worlds weapons manufacturers. This year, FPIF columnist Frida Berrigan reports, defense military analysts predict the biggest arms bonanza since 1993 ... which is saying something because in the aftermath of the first Gulf War the global industry reaped the benefits of a $42 billion arms race.
The election of a Democratic majority in Congress won't curb U.S. support for Israeli attacks against the civilian populations of its Arab neighbors.
Knitting defense, development, and diplomacy together--the ups and the downsides of a real work in progress.
Will a change in the leadership of the Pentagon and Congress translate into a new U.S. military policy?
Veterans of the Iraq War return home to face the friendly fire of an indifferent Pentagon and Veterans Administration.