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Poppy Bush, Trump and Other Random Fripperies

Tom Alderman | Posted 08.13.2016 | Media
Tom Alderman

Who said each of the following... (a) "I love the uneducated." (b) "Persuasion has to target the emotions and speak to the less educated masses, not ...

New Year Reflections on the US Global Role and Its Limits

David Coates | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics
David Coates

What is it about our contemporary political role that makes so much of what we attempt to do abroad ultimately self-defeating?

Blame Russia for Russian aggression

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 07.19.2014 | World
Robert Whitcomb

Earth is a big, messy place with nations and cultures whose actions stem from deep history and habits that have little or nothing to do with big, self-absorbed, inward-looking America and its five percent of the world population.

Rumors Of The Next Cold War

Judah Freed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judah Freed

No matter how subtly the conquest happens, Russian control of Georgia would amount to an historic shift in the balance of power -- especially as long as the world economy is fueled by oil.