World Beat Newsletter

Big Meetings

I'd much rather that representatives of the world's nations gather on a regular basis to bore themselves to death in a conference rather than beat themselves to death in a war. Make resolutions, not war is the bumper sticker of the future.

Frenemies

When it comes to Vietnam and China, the frenemy of our frenemy is an even closer frenemy.

E-War

Washington has gone on the offensive in yet another realm: cyberspace.

Scram!

As it graduates from college, Generation Y has a chance to become the Global Generation.
America was baptized in blood and has been steeped in blood ever since. Our drone attacks are only the latest episode of serial killing.

NATO vs. Rogues?

Come November, someone's going to have to tell the next president the hard news: the emperor has no alliance.
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