Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Joseph S. Nye

Joseph S. Nye, a former US assistant secretary of defense and chairman of the US National Intelligence Council, is University Professor at Harvard University. He is the author, most recently, of Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era.

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World Affairs 6

Putin’s Calculus

By most accounts, Russian President Vladimir Putin has been the winner in the Ukraine crisis, at least so far. But if enhanced international prestige was his real aim, he may have shot Russia in the… read more

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World Affairs 3

Duties Without Borders

In recent centuries, the nation has been the collectivity for which most people were willing to make sacrifices, and even to die, and most political leaders have seen their primary obligations to be… read more

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1914 Revisited?

Among the lessons to be learned from the events of 1914 is to be wary of analysts wielding historical analogies, particularly if they have a whiff of inevitability. War is never inevitable, though… read more

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The Return of Japan

After several years of political instability and more than two decades of economic stagnation, Japan seems to be on the mend. But whether Japan can maintain its promising trajectory partly depends on … read more

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World Affairs 3

JFK Reconsidered

Fifty years after his assassination, John F. Kennedy remains a source of inspiration to many Americans, who have elevated him to the ranks of great presidents like George Washington and Abraham… read more

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The Mouse Click that Roared

Given the global nature of the Internet, the growing threat of cyber attacks complicates long-held assumptions about national security. While unilateral measures are essential to deter cyber crime,… read more

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