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Global Unrest

America's Strategic Fatigue: Who Will Fill the Vacuum?

Joschka Fischer | Posted 08.26.2014 | World
Joschka Fischer

The West does indeed face a high risk of becoming overstretched. But what is the alternative, other than accelerating chaos, mushrooming security risks and serial humanitarian disasters? For the West, this dilemma cannot be avoided. Today's accumulating crises, accompanied by America's strategic fatigue, are forcing Europe to define what role it will play in the future of Western -- and global -- stability. If the U.S. can no longer bear the burden of Pax Americana, Europe must do more for collective security.

Cheer Up America, Global Unrest Can Lower the Cost of Your Next Mortgage

MyBankTracker | Posted 08.19.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

If you're at all a follower or observer of international headlines, you'll agree that that global unrest is increasing: -- The pall of a Russian inva...

What Ron Paul, Occupy Wall Street, Lech Walesa, Tahrir Square, Tiananmen Square and Many Tea Party People Have in Common

Brent Budowsky | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Part I We live in an age of global protest, global unrest and global demands for change in a world where the vast majority of men and women believe t...

Global Financial Crisis Threatens World's Autocrats

The American Prospect | Beth Schwartzapfel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gansu is one of interior China's most forlorn provinces, one that has gone largely unnoticed by the outside world. When I worked in rural Gansu two ye...