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Breathless in North Korea

Christine Ahn | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Christine Ahn

While repression in North Korea is widely recognized, less understood is why North Korea is such a militarized nation.

Tom Pickering Interviews Henry Kissinger on America's Rebalancing Towards the Asia-Pacific

Ali Wyne | Posted 02.10.2014 | World
Ali Wyne

Last Wednesday, the World Affairs Council of Washington, D.C. hosted the Sisco Memorial Forum, established in honor of the late diplomat Joseph Sisco....

Global Military Spending Drops For First Time Since 1998

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 04.15.2013 | World

STOCKHOLM -- Global military spending dipped last year for the first time since 1998 as defense outlays shrank in the West but rose in Russia, China a...

How May We Service You?

David Isenberg | Posted 10.22.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

One question that is often asked, but rarely answered with any accuracy is just how much money there is in the private military contracting sector. T...

Global Military Spending Hits New High

Posted 06.10.2011 | World

Worldwide military spending edged up in 2010 to a record $1.6 trillion, a leading think-tank said on Monday. Global spending rose 1.3 percent i...