Posts Tagged: containment
He might be the devil incarnate, but Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte is beginning the process of ending over 120 years of colonial subjugation.
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.
It's not just the chilling rhetoric. In the past five months, warships from both sides have done everything but ram one another.
If we continue to think about the Islamic State as a force to be fought on the battlefield, its second year will be worse than its first.
Don’t be surprised to find the Islamic State in the UN one day.
Today’s conventional wisdom holds that the American effort to integrate China into the international order has only succeeded in generating new threats to U.S. primacy in Asia.
The Obama administration's nebulous "Pacific Pivot" is setting the stage for a superpower conflict in East Asia.
Make no mistake: the Obama administration's "pivot to Asia" is all about containing China.
Congress is trying to tie the president's hands on Iran--and it's about hegemony, not security.
With diplomacy getting short shrift, Western containment of a nuclear Iran may be the only alternative to war in an increasingly militaristic climate.