<i>Georgia will soon receive $75 million worth of man-portable air defense systems from the U.S., including fire-and-forget missiles, anti-tank missiles, and Javelin launching platforms.* How should Russia react to this? Why does the U.S. weaponize our neighbors? And what will that lead to? We discussed these points [Read more]
Clearly, there is still the possibility that this is not the end of multilateralism but simply a statement from one country, no matter how important it is, and that the other countries will carry on with globalization as the dominant system.
The NAFTA talks have been dominated to date by the obnoxious behavior of the American side — the strident demands for concessions without recompense, the threats, the whining in the media.
Strategic thinking appears largely non-existent within the White House.
For the social cost of carbon to serve the new government's aims, Pruitt's agency has had to scrape together whatever it can.
Smart people have long understood that 'friendship with America' is realized in accordance with the formula 'admission is one cent, leaving is a dollar,' and America itself will get that dollar for friendship.
Trump’s journey to Asia, his most important foreign policy act since taking office, has generally been rated a fiasco. New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman expressed it most colorfully in an article headlined: "China Could Sell Trump the Brooklyn Bridge." Translated into the Czech context, where that assessment [Read more]
<i>It seems that in the United States, it has been assumed that good people should live on high alert.</i>
Several years ago, as a newcomer to the University of Iowa, I signed up for a training course in how to survive and face violent events called “Violent Incident Survival Training.” It is a kind of course [Read more]