The Chinese economy continues to grow at a fast pace. But signs of distress lurk just below the surface.
Can we run our economy on military spending?
Some of America’s most flush corporations are demanding a tax holiday on their profits sitting offshore. But the last holiday produced a nasty hangover.
The first trade agreement to be negotiated by the Obama administration should allow governments to control volatile capital flows.
CEOs rake it in while their corporations dodge taxes.
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.
The most powerful master is the one who rules unseen and unmentioned.
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.
With military cuts now on the negotiating table, here’s a set of expert recommendations on what to cut and yet keep us safe and secure.
The Obama administration promised to reverse the Bush-era policies on terrorism. But the president has spent most of his time reversing himself.
The price of fixing America’s nuclear vulnerabilities may be high, but the price of doing too little is incalculable.
Government efforts to finance job creation and other public goods can clash with subsidies restrictions in trade agreements.
Reversing tax giveaways to the super-rich and the nation’s largest corporations could raise $4 trillion within a decade and avert possible government closures.
For a new energy future, the Department of Energy needs to be free of the shackles of nuclear weapons.
U.S. military strategy in Northeast Asia is relying on ever more contributions from our allies.