Posts Tagged: military spending
America's top ally in East Asia is bulking up its military, picking fights with its neighbors, and showing a blithe disregard for democracy.
Even a superpower can’t maintain dominance in every domain and also effectively address big-ticket items like climate change.
For U.S. communities dependent on the same industries that have brought Russia to its knees, the time to start planning an economic transition is now.
Today, Asia is like the Kardashian clan: wealthy, contentious, and all up in the public’s face.
The Pentagon is long overdue for an audit of its $555 billion budget, but Congress has failed to hold it accountable.
Good news: The Pentagon has a new report on the urgent challenge of global warming. Bad news: it's all about adapting to the coming changes rather than preventing them from happening.
With climate change upon us, it's time to bury the hatchet in one of the world's most volatile regions.
The House has voted to drastically cut programs that help military-dependent communities transition to a peace economy.
Despite the lip service given to democracy the world over, coups remain a popular last resort. Here's why.
China's increased military spending might not preclude its "peaceful rise," but Beijing isn't inspiring any confidence among its neighbors.