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February 29, 2008

Monetary Policy
Official purchases and the bond yield conundrum

Actually, the title really should be official purchases, data revisions and the bond yield conundrum. This is a rather wonky post. The Economist View highlighted a paper by Tao Wu of the Federal …

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April 15, 2010

China
Cyberwar? There’s an App for that

Photo Courtesy of REUTERS/Robert Galbraith During the almost two-hour confirmation hearing for Lieutenant General Keith B. Alexander to be Director of the National Security Agency and Commander of…

Cyberwar? There’s an App for that

September 1, 2010

South Korea
U.S.-ROK Strategic Alliance 2015

Major Tara O is an Assistant Professor at the United States Air Force Academy. The views expressed in this essay are those of the author and do not reflect the official policy or position of the U.S…

2+2 Meeting

May 12, 2011

United States
U.S. Senators Weigh in on Futenma

U.S. General David Petraeus and Flournoy speak to Levin and McCain at a Senate hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Jason Reed/Courtesy Reuters) Senators Carl Levin, John McCain and Jim Webb, all…

U.S. General David Petraeus and Flournoy speak to Levin and McCain at a Senate hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

May 20, 2011

Defense and Security
Friday File: Has Congress Abandoned Its War Power?

Capitol Hill seen at sunrise. (Jim Young/courtesy Reuters)   Above the Fold. The ringing you heard today is the timer expiring on the War Power Resolution’s sixty-day clock. Back on March 20, Presi…

Capitol Hill seen at sunrise.

May 24, 2011

Welcome to Politics, Power, and Preventive Action

Welcome to Politics, Power, and Preventive Action (3PA), a blog about U.S. national security policy, international security, and conflict prevention. I embark on this blog as someone who is massivel…

June 22, 2011

Ten Whats With...Col. Gian Gentile

Colonel Gian Gentile. Courtesy of the Council on Foreign Relations. This is the first installment of an occasional series for Politics, Power, and Preventive Action (3PA): “Ten Whats With….”  In ea…

Ten Whats With...Col. Gian Gentile

September 12, 2011

Elections and Voting
TWE Mailbag: Vital Interests and Political Pejoratives

A cyclist posts a parcel in Royal Mail postbox on the Embankment in London. (Kieran Doherty/courtesy Reuters) Mailbag time. Carl responded to my Four Takeaways from the GOP Presidential Debate by sa…

A cyclist posts a parcel in Royal Mail postbox on the Embankment in London October 8, 2009. Workers at Britain’s state-owned Royal Mail voted overwhelmingly for a nationwide strike on Thursday, escalating a dispute over pay and conditions which has caused widespread disruption to postal services. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty

September 15, 2011

You Might Have Missed: Al-Qaeda, China, and Preventive Diplomacy

Security Council members vote on a Libyan resolution during a Security Council Meeting at U.N. headquarters in New York on March 18, 2011 (Jessica Rinaldi/Courtesy Reuters). - Carl Bialik, “Shadowy …

Security Council members vote on a Libyan resolution during a Security Council Meeting at U.N. headquarters in New York on March 18, 2011 (Jessica Rinaldi/Courtesy Reuters).

October 14, 2011

Economics
Reads of the Week: Social Networking in Latin America

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee recently released a report penned by Carl Meacham titled “Latin American Governments Need to ‘Friend’ Social Media and Technology,” calling on U.S. policymake…

Reads of the Week: Social Networking in Latin America