Tehran has the initiative to attack from the direction of its choosing—or several directions simultaneously—while confronting defenders with the Sisyphean task of providing 360-degree protection.
The Federal Reserve of the United States is struggling to find ideas on how to increase—not decrease—inflation.
by Samuel Rines
The neoconservative Hudson Institute hosted the son of Iran’s late Shah. He painted a picture of Iran on the brink of collapse—and presented a plan to manage the coming “implosion” with a “minimum of casualties.”
To win the new Cold War, the United States must tap its private-sector technological superiority. Victory is not possible, however, if the Pentagon continues to rely on antiquated, clunky, and counterproductive processes.
Beijing’s part-time hobbies include building “silk” roads and arbitrarily detaining foreign nationals.
If tensions between the United States and North Korea bubbled up to the surface circa 2017, would Trump consider the option to take out a member of the North’s senior military or political leadership? Would one of those targets be Kim Jong-un himself?
Some decoupling of interdependence is likely, particularly in areas related to technology that directly affect national security. But will Washington and Beijing go too far?
Rice said that she would “ban foreign policy by tweet” and restore regular press briefings.
The administration’s current stubborn insistence on keeping American troops in Iraq exhibits several damaging patterns of thought.
Porous firewalls and after-the-fact hack-notifying dashboards have failed time and time again. With or without federal support, companies need to pursue alternative manners to protect and track their data.