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It is quintessential “Washington business as usual” that keeps the goal of rebalancing security resources always out of reach.
This new report offers a comprehensive proposal for re-balancing military, international engagement, and homeland security spending.
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A complicated picture has emerged for the latest Iraq spending bill.
Northeast Asia heaved a sigh of relief at the latest news of a breakthrough in the nuclear negotiations with North Korea.
The Democratic candidates will debate each other tonight, but not the metastasizing military budget.
With his preference for diplomacy over militarism, we must neither be naïve about Barack Obama’s limitations nor cynical about his potential.
A peace structure in East Asia is both impossible and inevitable.
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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.