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The Next President Needs to Learn From Past Mistakes

The Next President Needs to Learn From Past Mistakes

Thirteen years ago, in summer 2007, I wrote a memo for the future president of the United States. The one who would take office in 2020. At the time, I had no idea who would win the 2008 presidential election, much less an election in the distant future. In summer 2007, Hillary Clinton was the...

The Brain Malfunction Affecting the US and Its Respectable Media

The Brain Malfunction Affecting the US and Its Respectable Media

Ever since Dwight Eisenhower denounced the military-industrial complex in no uncertain terms, the intelligence community (IC) can be seen as the literal brain of an immense, tentacular but poorly-structured system of economic and political governance. The clandestine nature of its activities...

CNN and the Art of Overstatement

CNN and the Art of Overstatement

After echoing a report leaked by The Washington Post a day before the Nevada caucuses claiming that an intelligence briefing a month earlier had informed members of Congress that Russia was once again interfering in US elections to get President Donald Trump reelected, CNN made an effort to find...

Obama Pushes the Envelope Before Sealing It Shut

Obama Pushes the Envelope Before Sealing It Shut

Writing for MSN News, journalist Dave Goldiner can’t contain his enthusiasm for what he calls former US President Barack Obama’s “rare advice to the crowded field of 2020 Democrats.“  Goldiner focuses on this oracular pronouncement of the twice-elected former president: “Even as...

Why US-China Cooperation is Important in Dealing With North Korea

Why US-China Cooperation is Important in Dealing With North Korea

US-China cooperation and a coherent strategy are necessary to roll back the nuclear ambitions of North Korea. In response to North Korea’s fifth nuclear test in September, Chinese and American diplomats are negotiating sanctions to limit the nation’s energy trade, according to sources at...

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An Indonesian Reaction to Obama’s Re-Election (Part II)

An Indonesian Reaction to Obama’s Re-Election (Part II)

Barack Obama has been re-elected as president of the US. Given an increasingly complicated US – China relationship Indonesia now has to decide how to balance the two superpowers. On November 6th 2012, it was announced that the people of the US had reelected President Barack Obama to a second...

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Obama’s Empire: The Arab and Muslim World

Obama’s Empire: The Arab and Muslim World

Many approach the US presidential elections seeking to choose between the "lesser of two evils". But does voting the passive voice have serious implications for American foreign policy in the Arab and Muslim world? For liberal America, it is becoming harder and harder to sell the...

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Obama’s Re-Election: A Possible Middle East Scenario

Obama’s Re-Election: A Possible Middle East Scenario

Should Obama win re-election, the United States is likely to embark upon a new serious strategy to achieve peace in the Middle East. Rajai Masri illustrates a possible scenario to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Despite all appearances to the contrary, should Barack Obama get re-elected...

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