Special Report posted October 31, 2013
A Strong and Focused National Security Strategy
When President Obama took office, the armed services of the United States had already reached a fragile state. The Navy had shrunk to its smallest size since before World War I; the Air Force was smaller, and its aircraft older, than at any time since the inception of the service. The Army was stressed by years of war; according to Secretary of Defense…
Lecture posted August 6, 2002
The Future of Transatlantic Relations
The transatlantic partnership is under serious
strain with the United States and our European friends having more
and more disagreements.
Our differences run the gamut from economic disputes on steel
and farm subsidies to limits on legal cooperation because of the
death penalty here in the U.S. There are charges of U.S.
"unilateralism" over our actions in…