Posts Tagged: military spending
At 65, NATO should get off its new meds and act its age. It’s time for downsizing and memoir-writing, not hanky-panky in the east.
NATO's next secretary general is the first with anti-war credentials. Can he negotiate NATO reforms amid an increasingly tense security climate?
For 60 years, Koreans on both sides of the DMZ have awaited a peace treaty. Instead they've gotten an arms race and political repression.
The real "pivot to Asia" should be towards decarbonization, a more equitable distribution of wealth, and a commitment to fight climate change.
U.S. foreign policy is anything but demilitarized. But where the Bush team saw every problem as a nail, the Obama team wields more than just a hammer.
The shift from a permanent war footing to permanent diplomacy has significant promise for prosperity as well as peace.
The lumbering aircraft carrier known as the United States should be executing a pivot that lives up to its name: a shift from the martial to the pacific.
Before we get cynical about 2014, let's recount the good news from 2013: declining U.S. militarism, a resurgence of diplomacy, and a more forceful global discussion about inequality.
The more state-of-the-art military technology is the more can go wrong with it ― especially during war-time.
America’s money-soaked political system simultaneously bolsters the military-industrial complex and undermines diplomacy.