The U.S. will not withdraw from Afghanistan; on the contrary, they intend to establish a foothold there.
The United States is going through a change characterized by three irreversible trends.
At the beginning of June, the RAND Corporation invited a small group of community organization leaders, public policy makers, local authorities, academics and journalists (like myself) to a workshop sponsored by the Rockefeller [Read more]
The new developments in the U.S. Marine Corps' Futenma Air Base's plans for relocation to Nago City in Henoko have shaken America at its foundation.
The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee will incorporate a clause into the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 that would eliminate about $150 [Read more]
<b>The tea party movement is successful because it’s against everything. It gets problematic when one asks what it’s for.</b>
It’s easy to be against something. But it makes implementing your own ideas that much more difficult. This cast-iron political principle is now being felt by the tea party movement — [Read more]
With a ceremony at the Pentagon where Obama awarded him a Presidential Medal of Freedom, Robert Gates ended his time as secretary of Defense. And he did so in front of the praise of the majority of the U.S. media. Some went so far as to call him the best secretary of Defense in the history of the United States. [Read more]
The highways of the US are locked into the American psyche as an expression of freedom made popular by Hollywood and given graphic expression in the 1969 cult movie Easy Rider.
On the streets and in the bars of the capital, there has been open discussion about the nation's sickness and Obama's fragile situation.
The United States can have energy security whenever it wants it.
Tocqueville feared that American democracy, then universal democracy, would only suppress liberties under the weight of the majority by obligatory conformity. It’s the opposite that’s happening.