The Legacy and Lessons of Zbigniew Brzezinski

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by Robert E. Hunter Zbigniew Brzezinski’s funeral last week at Washington’s St. Mathew’s Cathedral was characterized by The New York Times as remembrance of “a Lost Era…a bygone political moment most [of the mourners] seemed to prefer.” That was true… Continue Reading  

Reimagining China and Asia

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by Chas W. Freeman, Jr. This is the second of three lectures on the changing international political, economic, and military environment after the Pax Americana. The first considered changes in the pattern of relations between great and middle-ranking powers. The… Continue Reading  

Polls: Americans Want to Stay Engaged Internationally

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by Program for Public Consultation A new study from the University of Maryland’s Program for Public Consultation calls into question the widespread assumption that the American public wants to disengage from world affairs. Rather, the PPC study reveals that large… Continue Reading  

From Here to Dystopia

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by John Feffer Shortly after the November elections, a friend sent me a photo via Facebook. It was a sandwich board outside a bookstore in Massachusetts. It read: “Post-apocalyptic fiction has been moved to our current affairs section.” My friend… Continue Reading  

Four Principles for a Progressive Foreign Policy in the Trump Era

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by Diana Ohlbaum If there is one thing for which progressives can thank American voters in the 2016 election, it is shaking foreign policy elites from their smug consensus. The basic tenets of the free-trade and military-interventionist orthodoxy, endorsed by… Continue Reading