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Zbigniew Brzezinski

Western Strategists Need To Stop Pitting Russia Against China

Artyom Lukin | Posted 01.11.2017 | Home
Artyom Lukin

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia — Pronouncements on world affairs by Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security adviser to U.S. President Jimmy Carter, alway...

How To Address Strategic Insecurity In A Turbulent Age

Zbigniew Brzezinski | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home
Zbigniew Brzezinski

Zbigniew Brzezinski, one of America’s foremost geopolitical strategists, was U.S. national security adviser from 1977 to 1981. His latest book is St...

Brzezinski: America’s Global Influence Depends On Cooperation With China

The WorldPost | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 12.23.2016 | Home

Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security adviser to former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, remains one of America’s leading strategic thinkers. He ne...

A Good Beginning

Kathy Kelly | Posted 09.10.2016 | Home
Kathy Kelly

September 7, 2016 It seems that some who have the ears of U.S. elite decision-makers are at least shifting away from wishing to provoke wars with Rus...

Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem, Now Bill Clinton to the Rescue!

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 02.08.2017 | Women
Arnold Steinberg

Is It Too Late For Madeleine And Gloria To Register For The Draft? The gender card keeps getting dealt Bill Clinton is lashing out today at the sup...

Brzezinski: Iran Deal Shows Major Powers Can Cooperate To Avert 'Reckless Adventurism'

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 04.09.2015 | Home

Zbigniew Brzezinski is one of America’s leading strategic thinkers. He was national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter at the time of the Ir...

Scowcroft and Brzezinski's Five Most Interesting Ideas

Jacob Marx | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics
Jacob Marx

You're busy. So you didn't have time to watch last week's Senate Armed Services Committee hearing when former national security advisors Brent Scowcroft and Zbigniew Brzezinski reviewed the state of the world over two riveting hours. As the saying goes, "class was in session." Don't worry. We are happy to share our notes. Here are five of their best insights.

What's Behind the New Chinese-Russian-Iranian Alliance?

David Oualaalou | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics
David Oualaalou

The agreement between Iran and Russia came at a critical time as the West debates two key provisions: (a) what options the West has in case negotiations with Iran fail, and (b) whether the West will move forward with imposing additional sanctions on Russia.

Brzezinski: Why We Need a U.S.-China 'Pacific Charter' for Global Stability

Nathan Gardels | Posted 01.10.2015 | Home
Nathan Gardels

In Beijing on Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama called on China to be a "partner in underwriting the international order" instead of "undermining" it. One key American strategist, Zbigniew Brzezinski, who was national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, is strongly promoting the idea that Obama's notion should be pushed further and formalized into a "Pacific Charter."

Brzezinski: Obama Should Seek 'New Opening To China' To Balance Putin's Russia

Politico | Michael Hirsh | Posted 11.07.2014 | Home

At 85, Zbigniew Brzezinski is still the Democratic Party’s best answer to Henry Kissinger. As a global strategist, he has a well-deserved reputation...

Brzezinski: NATO Should Stop Putin From Restoring Czarist Empire

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 09.03.2014 | Home

Zbigniew Brzezinski, who served as national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, remains one of America’s top strategic thinkers going back t...

Brzezinski: Europe Risks Becoming A 'Satellite' Of Russia If It Doesn't Stand Up To Putin

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 07.20.2014 | Home

Former US National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski came out swinging in an interview on CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS show on Sunday. He challenged ...

Forget the Spin, Putin Is Holding a Losing Hand

David Paul | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics
David Paul

According to the Sunday Times, Barack Obama has had it with trying to build a partnership with Vladimir Putin. Like George W. Bush before him, Barack Obama has finally written off Vladimir Putin.

Karski's Story of a Secret State -- A Primer on the Polish Ethos

Alex Storozynski | Posted 05.28.2014 | Home
Alex Storozynski

First published in 1944, Karski's book reads like a spy novel on steroids. But you can't make this stuff up. The truth is indeed more horrible than fiction.

Obama, Putin and Ukraine: No Charge of the Light Brigade But A Big Unnecessary Crisis

William Bradley | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Even though Putin lectured Obama at length, after forcing him to come to his dacha outside Moscow, about Russia's concerns, with a very special emphasis on Ukraine, the reality that the administration had to deal not with a nice ally and potential buddy but a tough guy with very clearly defined limits did not sink in.

Brzezinski: Formally Recognize Ukraine, Ready NATO Troops

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 12.01.2014 | Home

Zbigniew Brzezinski, one of America’s foremost strategic thinkers, is a former U.S. national security adviser. He spoke with The WorldPost editor Na...

Blowup in the East China Sea?

Nathan Gardels | Posted 03.29.2014 | Home
Nathan Gardels

2014-01-27-SHIPSSOUTHCHINASEA_original.jpg The WorldPost asked political leaders as well as top strategists and analysts from around the Asia-Pacific region -- Japan, South Korea, Australia and China as well as the US -- to address the sharpening tensions between Japan and China.

Brzezinski: Ominously, A Real Danger Of Conflict In East China Sea

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 11.26.2014 | Home

Can China Avoid the Thucydides Trap? Zbigniew Brzezinski, one of America's pre-eminent strategic thinkers, comments on Chinese President Xi Jinping...

A History of 'Fear'

Joe Lauria | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics
Joe Lauria

Hyping fear that results in profit and political power unfortunately has a long history in the United States. Mass hysteria against imagined threats for the gain of a few is ingrained in American culture.

It's Still Oil, Stupid

Carl Pope | Posted 11.09.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

Forty years ago in October the first oil embargo taught the U.S. a lesson -- an economy dependent on a single fuel, oil, for its entire transportation system -- is fatally flawed. Yet this is a lesson we seem resolutely determined to forget.

Obama, Holbrooke and The Dispensable Nation

Scott Malcomson | Posted 06.18.2013 | Home
Scott Malcomson

Foreign policy writing is not meant to be passionate. Perhaps for just that reason, in foreign affairs big personalities can look even bigger, and passion is spoken of in code phrases like "political will." Richard Holbrooke was one of those big personalities.

Chuck Hagel for DOD

Brent Budowsky | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense would bring immense confidence in the capitals of America's allies around the world, and great enthusiasm from veterans and military families throughout America who know him well, and trust him greatly.

Brzezinski: West Needs a Long-Term Sense of Purpose

Nathan Gardels | Posted 03.25.2012 | Home
Nathan Gardels

"While the last several centuries did involve a struggle for global domination, and the last 20 years saw a brief moment in which America was globally supreme, we are now entering a phase in which no power is likely to be truly supreme."

WATCH: Former Carter Aide Calls For List Of Wealthy People Who Hide Their Money

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

Two years ago, Zbigniew Brzezinski predicted that rising unemployment rates and the growing inequality between the classes could lead to clashes in th...

Reading the Shah, and Ayatollahs in Tehran and What the U.S. Should Learn From the History

Omid Memarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Omid Memarian

What has been the root of the U.S'. inability to develop a sustainable strategy on Iran for the last 30 years? Dr. Abbas Milani, author of The Shah, and the director of Iranian Studies at Stanford answers.