America is making its energy supply more secure—but we can't untie ourselves from the global energy market.
Time is running out for the little island coveted by its gigantic, growing neighbor.
Can the Republican Party reinvent itself?
We fear weapons of mass destruction in terrorist hands. Yet the greater danger continues to from terrorists' older tools—the gun and the bomb.
An allegedly illiberal idea—and its liberal father.
A deep look at the key GOP factions and how successful primary candidates navigate them.
A threat to stability—for now.
Revolutions rarely produce stable democracies and human rights overnight—and it's foolish to expect otherwise.
The Manning and Snowden revelations have provoked a necessary conversation about liberty and security. But their mass disclosures harm America's intelligence partnerships and the trust of potential sources.
The Blood Telegram gets America's reaction to the 1971 South Asia crisis wrong.
The "most secure great power in world history" continues to engage in costly interventions to defend merely peripheral interests.
A bloated reform that won't prevent another financial crisis—and might even trigger a fresh one.
Two cheers for corruption—though the West hates it, in some societies it produces good outcomes.
The National Security Agency's strategy for protecting the United States from cyberattacks.
Our policy of demographic revolution—and its potentially profound economic and social effects.
Ted Galen Carpenter
Robert W. Merry
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