Authors: Charles A. Kupchan, Whitney Shepardson Senior Fellow, and Peter L. Trubowitz, Associate Professor of Government, University of Texas at Austin and Senior Fellow, Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law
October 31, 2007
Micah Zenko covers the U.S. national security debate.
Edward Alden and others explore ideas and initiatives for rebuilding American economic strength.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
Charles A. Kupchan says the absence of consensus over which country will oversee the coming world is just as it should be.
"Going forward, the United States has no choice but to embrace the sound underpinnings of leading from behind," writes Leslie H. Gelb.
Charles A. Kupchan says the United States will remain one of the world's most influential nations--but it will not dominate forever.
Charles A. Kupchan says internal renewal is vital to the West's future strength, but moreover, even if the West is able to regain its...