Beijing faces new challenges after impressive decades.
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.
France's ruinous economic policies could see its influence in the European Union supplanted by Germany's.
The choices of China, India and Japan will define Asia's future. Their lack of unity and diversity of weaknesses will leave big problems unaddressed.
The legacy of the man who dragged Turkey into the twentieth century is at risk to the rival vision of Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Nation-states, and conflicts centering on them, remain the defining features of our time.
A security vacuum in the Egyptian peninsula has created a dangerous haven for terrorists and all sorts of illicit actors.
He said that economic interdependence had made war obsolete. Four years later, World War One turned him into a laughingstock. Yet his later career saw him abandon many of his own illusions.
How can Washington and Beijing avoid typical patterns of distrust and fear?
U.S. policies have created a risk of pushing two great powers together.
The successful missile-defense system doesn't herald similar gains against ballistic missiles.
Economic weakness and geopolitical shifts may see Europe choose a foreign policy of weakness.
Ted Galen Carpenter
Robert W. Merry
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