Dylan Motin // The massive campaign of U.S. aid to Israel has outlived its original purpose and is now impeding Washington’s effort to outcompete great power rivals.
Tag: United States
Strategic Patience: How the US Can Best Compete With China
Garrett Ehinger // It is, therefore, far from inevitable that China will surpass the United States. To paraphrase Napoleon Bonaparte, “never interrupt your enemy when they are making a mistake.” Lucky for America, China is making several.
State-Sponsored Terrorism Is Back
Simeone Miller // As the United States faces strategic competition, it must be prepared to respond to the likely increase of state-sponsored terrorism in the coming years. In doing so, it must be cognizant of the blowback of responding to these threats with either unconventional or conventional military force as it has with Salafi-Jihadist terrorists. In lieu, it should be restrained and develop alternative means to engage in the return of state-sponsored terrorism through diplomacy, law enforcement, and intelligence cooperation.
Is Third-Party Mediation Possible in the Armenian-Azerbaijani Conflict?
Alexander Miguel // While France might be hamstrung and the United States does what it can to achieve peace between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Russia, with the influence and obligations to act, remains silent.
What Does Colombia’s Shift Left Mean for the United States?
George Barber // After 200 years of formal diplomatic relations, Colombia is poised for change. The question is: How will Petro’s presidency affect US-Colombia relations, and how might he alter Colombia’s foreign policy?
The U.S. Must Prove Itself in Southeast Asia
Narupat Rattanakit // The United States must pursue a high level of engagement that respects ASEAN centrality to avoid and repeat the same disrespect shown during the Cold War and post-Cold War period.
Countering China in Latin America Requires a More Reliable U.S.
By Scarlett Kennedy // A general lack of engagement on the part of the United States has left ample space for China to take the lead in Latin America.
Ideas Have People: The Killing of Zawahiri and the War on Terror
By Matthew Bryant // What was the effect that the death of Ayman Al-Zawahiri had on the global war on terror? The straightforward answer is that it mattered very little. The United States framed the global war on terror in terms of fighting an ideology rather than a specific target.
A Middle-Eastern NATO Is Highly Unlikely
By Simeone Miller // The idea of a NATO-style alliance in the Middle East is a proposition that could benefit U.S. security interests. However, there are just too many roadblocks to making it happen, and little action is being taken by either the United States or Middle Eastern states to clear those roadblocks.
Lost Futures: Sweden Joins NATO, and the Left Loses a Western Alternative
By Noah Schwartz // For decades, the Swedish and Western social democratic left have strove for a non-aligned social democratic regime in the vein of Palme’s Sweden.Now the Western Left will have to create its own future instead of looking toward Sweden.