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May 4, 2017

United States
Eleven More Classic Vietnam War Protest Songs

Two years ago, I posted my picks for "The Twenty Best Vietnam Protest Songs." I compiled the list as part of a series of posts commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the first U.S. combat troops a…

Mick Jagger featured in the 1970 documentary, "Gimme Shelter." (Photo : Reuters)

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Annual Report 2016

The 2016 Annual Report from the Council on Foreign Relations.

November 1, 2016

United States
Globalization and the American Workforce: A Conversation With Gregory J. Hayes

Greg Hayes provides his perspective on trade, globalization, and the development of a competitive and educated workforce in an evolving global economy.

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November 23, 2015

Cybersecurity
The Hacked World Order

The Internet today connects roughly 2.7 billion people around the world, and booming interest in the "Internet of things" could result in 75 billion devices connected to the web by 2020. The myth of …

November 9, 2015

Asia
Southern Asia’s Nuclear Powers

China, India, and Pakistan have relatively small but growing nuclear arms programs. This nuclear competition is raising concern because of long-simmering tensions and a lack of efforts at minimizing …

A surface-to-surface missile is launched off the eastern Indian state of Odisha, September 15, 2013.

October 28, 2015

Red Team Wisdom From Experts

My book Red Team: How to Succeed by Thinking Like the Enemy will be “launched” in one week. One lasting impression that I got from reading the red team literature broadly, and speaking with over two …

September 29, 2015

Egypt
Sisi’s Struggle for Egypt

I have always wondered why leaders of foreign countries feel the need to publish opinion pieces in American newspapers of record. Who exactly are they trying to influence? The folks at the White Hous…

SisisStruggleForEgypt

September 24, 2015

Defense and Security
Cooked Islamic State Intelligence and Red Teams

The New York Times has an article that sheds further light upon what is apparently a disagreement within U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) about how successful the U.S.-led war, which is intended to “de…

Obama and Austin CENTCOM

September 22, 2015

Europe and Eurasia
The Migrant Crisis in Europe

Experts assess the current state of the escalating migration and refugee crisis in Europe.

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