Shaken But Not Dead

Shaken But Not Dead

Join IPS and ILRF for a roundtable discussion about the Washington Consensus and the Development Debate in 2016 with the author of “Beyond Apologies” to reflect on re-defining the economics of wellbeing.

Fast Track Bill Ignores Lessons of Financial Crisis

Fast Track Bill Ignores Lessons of Financial Crisis

Congress and the Obama administration make clear they have not learned from two decades of failed trade policies and a devastating financial crisis in pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership forward.

Kerry’s Cuba Sanity

Kerry’s Cuba Sanity

John Kerry may have bungled the lessons of Vietnam on Iraq, but when it comes to Cuba, he’s gotten the message.

Raising the Stakes in Asia

Raising the Stakes in Asia

The growing U.S. military presence in Asia could backfire, giving birth to what it ostensibly seeks to prevent.

Frenemies

Frenemies

When it comes to Vietnam and China, the frenemy of our frenemy is an even closer frenemy.

Life After Fidel

The new Cuban leadership is contemplating neoliberal economic reforms but democracy is still off the table.

Basra: Echoes of Vietnam

Basra: Echoes of Vietnam

There’s no light at the end of the tunnel, laments columnist Conn Hallinan in a comparison of the battle of Basra to the Tet offensive.

American Ghazals

Poet Susan Tichy reflects on what we think about when we think about war.

Chomsky on World Ownership

The United States thinks it owns the world, says Noam Chomsky, and that explains so much of its foreign policy.

The End of Supreme Command

The Bush administration has discredited civilian control of the military. The consequences are potentially disastrous.

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