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Global War

Imagining World War III -- In 2034

Artyom Lukin | Posted 10.04.2014 | World
Artyom Lukin

If the next world war is to happen, it will most likely be in Asia and feature a clash between the incumbent hegemon, the United States, and the principal challenger, China. The good news is China does not want war now and in the foreseeable future, primarily because Beijing knows too well that the odds are not on its side. But if we look ahead 20 years from now, in 2034, the odds will have shifted significantly.

Have We Gone From a Post-War to a Pre-War World?

Walter Russell Mead | Posted 09.06.2014 | World
Walter Russell Mead

Only a few years ago, most western observers believed that the age of geopolitical rivalry and great power war was over. Today, with Russian forces in Ukraine, religious wars exploding across the Middle East, and territorial disputes leading to one crisis after another in the East and South China seas, the outlook is darker. Serious people now ask whether we have moved from a post-war into a pre-war world. Could some incident somewhere in the world spark another global war?

Saying No to Permanent Global War

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

The annual reauthorization of the Department of Defense contains unprecedented and dangerous language that gives the president virtually unchecked power to take the country to war and keep us there.

Public Diplomacy: "Out" for the U.S., "In" Overseas?

John Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Brown

China and India's public diplomacy activities have grown extensively in our new century, even as the United States is seemingly abandoning the foreign policy tool.

Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Bringing U.S. Military Culture Into the 4th Century B.C.

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

We are now poised to see this ridiculous law ended. Patriotic Americans will be able to serve their country regardless of sexual orientation. The 4th century B.C. is finally here.

We Tilt at Windmills as World War Looms

Simon Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Simon Jenkins

The world is now run by a generation of leaders who have never known global war. Has this dulled their senses?