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The Pentagon always complains for more money – and politicians always eventually give in.
The Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review answers questions nobody should be asking.
The historical analogy is wrong — whichever way you look at it.
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The recent Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on nuclear weapons introduced some unsettling possibilities.
The West needs a strong, committed, engaged White House to hedge against China’s inexorable rise.
The only way to stand down from a nuclear confrontation is to reassure Kim Jong Un that the United States won’t — and can’t — invade.
While some arguments for the decline of the state are insightful and important, none of them have stuck.
Policymakers must articulate the “why” informing a strategy and periodically revaluate whether it is achievable and what ought to come next.