President Barack Obama recently announced a new strategy to lead the 43-nation NATO International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan to victory. Read More.
Building strong alliances requires a proactive strategy that reinforces rather than undermines the sovereignty of the state and at the same time strengthens the bonds of trust and confidence between free peoples. Read More.
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The Russian invasion and annexation of Crimea, a part of Ukraine, has renewed the interest in Russia’s extensive political warfare activities. In Crimea, Eastern — Read more
There is a lot to celebrate this Earth Day. The environment continues to get cleaner. Air and water quality are much better. — Read more
The U.S. Army has proposed an initiative to restructure its aviation assets so that the Active Duty and National Guard components each receive the aircraft — Read more
Is the too big to fail problem still with us? Has the implementation of key Dodd-Frank provisions lessened the probability banks will fail? — Read more
The security environment and diplomacy around American interests in the South China Sea become more complex by the day. China’s growing maritime might and — Read more
The U.S. and Japan share many interests in Southeast Asia, from development to military modernization. Where they can work together most productively and synergistically — Read more
A centennial from the beginning of World War I is a grim reminder of just how important U.S. leadership in the world is. The — Read more
Every election, as presidential hopefuls jockey for the Republican nomination, each one claims to be a “Reagan conservative.” But are these candidates truly carrying — Read more
In October 1986, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev met for a forty-eight-hour summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. Originally intended as a short, inconsequential gathering to — Read more
What does it mean for Iran to have nuclear weapons capabilities?And what should the United States do about this threatening situation? Iran’s advanced nuclear program may — Read more
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