The Risk of Military Keynesianism

Will the economic crisis finally take a bite out of military spending, or serve as another rationale for maintaining the status quo?

Raiding the War Chest

It’s called “defense” spending, but how much of it is actually about defense? Here’s how we could save billions, and still have billions left to make the U.S. and the world more secure.

Talking Peace, Preparing for War

Northeast Asia heaved a sigh of relief at the latest news of a breakthrough in the nuclear negotiations with North Korea.

Barack Obama on Diplomacy

With his preference for diplomacy over militarism, we must neither be naïve about Barack Obama’s limitations nor cynical about his potential.

Just Counter-Terrorism

Security is not just about the military. When we speak of security, we are talking about freedom from military conflicts and terrorist attacks. But we also believe that security involves access to sufficient food and shelter, good health care and good jobs, a clean environment and well-functioning, accountable political structures.