What Kinds of Federal Spending Create the Most Good Jobs?

Some are arguing that the military budget can’t be cut because it will cost jobs. This summary of a 2009 study shows that, compared to other forms of federal spending, the military budget is a very poor job creator indeed.

Reorienting U.S. Security Strategy in South Asia

Reorienting U.S. Security Strategy in South Asia

The Obama administration’s approach to the Afghan war is too narrowly focused. Instead, the administration should focus on India-Pakistan rapprochement as the hallmark of a cohesive South Asia strategy.

Has the Rendition Program Disappeared?

Has the Rendition Program Disappeared?

The Obama administration promised to reverse the Bush-era policies on terrorism. But the president has spent most of his time reversing himself.

The Cheonan Incident: Skepticism Abounds

The Cheonan Incident: Skepticism Abounds

In its final report on the sinking of its naval vessel ROKS Cheonan, the South Korean government puts the blame squarely on North Korea. But many questions remain unanswered.