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Book Review: Power, Inc. by David Rothkopf

Roy Ulrich | Posted 05.30.2012 | Books
Roy Ulrich

Rothkopf argues that thousands of private actors who he calls "super citizens" now hold greater power than most of the countries in the world.

This Week in Infrastructure: Bills, Quotes, Op-Eds

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

BILLS AND PLANS Reducing Lead in Drinking Water S. 3973 Signed into Law 1/4/2011 Bipartisan Co-sponsorship Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) Senator Jame...

Tom Donilon: The Last Best Hope to Help Obama Make Vital Strategic Leaps

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

After the announcement that Tom Donilon would succeed General Jim Jones as President Obama's National Security Adviser, Donilon went from being the busiest man in the White House to the even-busier busiest man. This is good, and bad, news.

Rothkopf: Get Out Of Afghanistan By Getting Back To Basics

David Rothkopf | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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Bolder Initiatives Needed on Pakistan Floods

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

The U.S. government is still not doing as much as it should in terms of contributing at a systemic level to helping the Pakistanis and Indians turn this nightmare into a strategically significant trust-building event.

Lula Must Not Undermine Brazil's Chance to Be the Next "Indispensable Nation"

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

As it sits at a clear breakout point in its global ascendance -- and just before President Lula's upcoming trip to Tehran -- Brazil faces fundamental choices about the type of nation it wants to be.

America's Cuba Policy is the "Edsel" of the US Foreign Policy Portfolio

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

Obama's point guy on the upcoming Summit of the Americas offered me the neocon-friendly, ideologically vapid answer to my question on Cuba. Does Obama read the brief on Cuba?