The market can provide poor and oppressed people throughout the world with useful goods and services, but can't affect broad, sustainable social transformation.
The military response to the Somali pirates has only increased their asking price.
In the decade in which it begins its ascent, the country is so important that it is forcing its main competitor in the region, the United States, to redesign its foreign policy to take into consideration Brazil's prominence, a tactic that might destabilize all of Latin America.
A response to David Castonguay's In Praise of Warlords.
Here’s a different security approach to fixing Afghanistan.