Posts Tagged: pacific pivot
If it weren't for decades of Western-backed political and economic repression, the Philippines might have joined the Asian Tigers years ago.
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.
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.
A proposed canal in Nicaragua, built by China, is a tangible signal that the United States can't set the terms of the world economy forever.
Despite hawkish new posturing from the U.S., China is still basically playing by Washington's rules when it comes to North Korea.
The best thing the American Empire can do is prepare the world for its eventual collapse.
China’s aggressive territorial claims, Washington's "pivot" to Asia, and Japan’s hawkish bluster add up to a volatile brew in the Asia-Pacific.
The U.S. needs to come up with a new and different Pacific pivot that places peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula at the top of the list of priorities.
The road to peace in Korea runs through Washington, but women must steward it along the way.
Make no mistake: the Obama administration's "pivot to Asia" is all about containing China.