James Schlesinger

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Thinking Seriously

America's first energy secretary says we're running out of oil. It is a warning worth heeding.

James Schlesinger

Transferring Sovereignty

Since November of last year the United States has been committed to transferring sovereignty to the Iraqis after June 30, 2004.

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A Test by Terrorism

A Test by TerrorismByline: James Schlesinger The events of September 11, undoubtedly the best planned and bestexecuted terrorist act in memory, have transformed the domestic andinternational landscape.

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Fragmentation and Hubris: A Shaky Basis for American Leadership

As the century draws toward its close, America's position as the leading, if not the dominant, world power appears to be unchallengeable. Yet its preeminence, and certainly its ability to lead, are being undermined by internal weaknesses rather di

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Reagan's Pragmatist

Despite the questioning of specific actions and policies, it remains indisputable that a combination of the times and Shultz's own strength of character made him one of our most successful secretaries of state.