The Surprising Pervasiveness of American Arrogance
Advocates of “peace now” in Ukraine would do well to listen to what Ukrainian and Russian progressives have to say.
The Serbian Movement Against Violence
In the aftermath of the two mass killings in and around Belgrade, Serbian citizens have handed over a huge number of illegal weapons. That is surely a positive step, but much more must be done.
China, India, and the Emerging New World Order
A new G-3 is emerging from the wreckage of the war in Ukraine.
China Hangs Washington Out to Dry in the Middle East
America’s divide-and-rule strategy in the Middle East has backfired.
In the Middle East, U.S. Holds China at Risk
U.S. officials believe that China is vulnerable to its dependency on the region’s oil.
The U.S. Still Spends More on Its Military Than Over 144 Nations Combined
World military spending reached a new record high of $2.4 trillion in 2022, with the United States spending the most by far.
Retire This Dehumanizing Language About Immigrants
Human beings fleeing persecution are not a “flood” or “surge.” And it’s not “illegal” when they cross the border to seek asylum.
The Trouble with Taiwan
Wherever one stands on the independence vs. accommodation spectrum in Taiwan, everyone should agree that a U.S.-China war is in nobody’s interest.
Not Your Grandfather’s Military-Industrial Complex
The Pentagon wields unwarranted Influence, twenty-first-century-style.
U.S. and Ukraine: Sending Arms or Twisting Arms?
The Biden administration has tried to strike a balance between helping Ukraine expel Russian invaders and avoiding a potentially catastrophic showdown with the Kremlin. That balance will become increasingly difficult to maintain in 2023.
Tectonic Eruptions in Eurasia Erode America’s Global Power
Does the rise of China necessarily mean the fall of America?
The Persistent Allure of Military Coups
Sudan is in yet another civil war. Can it put military rule behind it once and for all?
A Conflict in Chile Over Minerals Needed for Clean Energy
The world needs rare earth elements. But this mine threatens the ecosystem and well-being of the people of this Chilean community.