Shadow Government

Time for America to Step Up in the South China Sea

America's challenge to China's unilateral claims to the international waterways of the South China Sea is long overdue. Chinese strategists have repeatedly told foreign observers ...

Shadow Government

Awkward Questions for President Obama About Fighting the Islamic State

On Wednesday, the New York Times ran an interesting article discussing the questions raised by the post-Paris air strikes conducted by France. It put me ...

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Citing Climate Change, Obama Shoots Down Keystone at Last

Just weeks ahead of the big Paris climate summit, the Obama administration put paid to a 7-year saga by rejecting the controversial pipeline from Canada.

Shadow Government

Five Issues That Will Decide the Future of the U.S.-Korean Relationship

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and President Barack Obama are scheduled to meet at the White House on Friday. With the relationship on solid ground, ...

Shadow Government

How to Negotiate with a Bully

President Obama needs to learn that there's only one language a leader like Putin understands: strength.

Shadow Government

Obama’s Open Hand Meets Cuba’s Clenched Fist

The president is counting on his gestures of openness being reciprocated — but he doesn't know the Castros.

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