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16/05/2016 - 13:35
For readers unacquainted with the history of American foreign policy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Thompson’s work...
11/05/2016 - 14:39
Still following Smith, it is also wise to attend to the “vile maxim” to which the “masters of mankind” are dedicated: “All for ourselves...
06/04/2016 - 15:22
A linear summary of foreign and defence policy in his first year would probably highlight: the Saudi-led air war against Iran-backed Houthi...
03/04/2016 - 12:08
For the first time, the assembled world leaders were to participate in a simulation exercise at the summit to test how they might respond...
31/03/2016 - 13:21
Given the continued threat posed by organizations such as the terrorist group we call ISIL, or ISIS, we’ll also join allies and partners in...
14/02/2016 - 15:31
As hard as it may be for many Americans to appreciate, since our military seems to be always at war, most other countries generally avoid...
28/11/2015 - 14:54
A PROXY WAR AND THE WIDER STRUGGLE In Syria, Putin professes that he wants to fight ISIS, but this is mere posturing. Even with new...
22/11/2015 - 14:15
But a “first strike” is not an absolute principle, and it is completely unacceptable when it comes to the use of nuclear weapons in...
11/10/2015 - 12:43
In these times of paralysis in Washington, with yet another government shutdown that had been looming merely kicked down the road, it is...
07/09/2015 - 12:53
U.S.-led sanctions against Putin’s Russia has led it to look East, particularly to China, even if it means a weakened Moscow being the very...
21/07/2015 - 19:33
International law distinguishes between preemptive war, which is legal, and preventive war, which is not. In 1842, following an incursion...
13/07/2015 - 12:08
The US-Japan fight is the result of a video posted to YouTube last week by US company Megabots. Its founders took to the internet to send a...

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