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April 22, 2010

China
U.S. Goes Low-Tech On China Exports U.S. Goes Low-Tech On China Exports

Over the past decade, trade between the United States and China has grown dramatically while also becoming significantly more imbalanced. The United States ran a bilateral trade deficit with China …

May 3, 2012

Defense and Security
Hollande-Sarkozy-Debate-20120503 The World Next Week: France Votes, Putin Returns, North Korea May Test, and Clinton Visits India and Bangladesh

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed the second and final round of France’s presidential elections; Vladimir Putin’s return as president of Russia; a possible North Korean n…

March 2, 2012

United States
Netanyahu Obama You Might Have Missed: Israel, Iran, and Drone Strikes in Pakistan and Somalia

Jeffrey Gettleman, “Africa’s Dirty Wars,” The New York Review of Books, March 2012. I saw how hollow such leadership can be when I attended an expensive Darfur peace conference in Sirte, Libya,…

January 6, 2012

Defense and Security
An F/A-18F fighter jet launches off the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis during maneuvers in the Arabian Gulf. (Benjamin Crossley/courtesy Reuters) Friday File: Are We Near a Showdown with Iran?

Above the Fold. Pundits who predicted that Iran would top the list of foreign policy problems in 2012 have early evidence that they were right. President Obama signed legislation over the holiday bre…