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Obama Doctrine Revised
Damned if you Do, Damned if you Don’t: Obama Doctrine Revised

Obama and Bush demonstrate the dangers of overly aggressive and overly passive foreign policies, but they share something in common: a deeply moral vision of America’s role in the world.

Obama, Kissinger & Argentine Tango

President Obama danced the Tango literally and figuratively while in Argentina.  The figurative dance was his “apology” as some described…

Tunnel at the End of the Light: Slovakia’s Democracy on Trial

The rise of right-wing extremism is one of the indicators that despite many successes on their road to democracy, Slovakia may still be in the tunnel Havel referred to over 20 years ago.

The Failure of Government & the Rise of the Strongmen

When the government fails to provide peace, order, and justice, justifiably angry and fearful citizens will seek to procure those things for themselves

Occupied
Bear Lurking in the Fjords: Review of TV2’s Occupied

Last fall, Norway’s TV2 released Occupied, a show about Russia occupying Norway that is now on Netflix with English subtitles. Providence readers would likely enjoy this window into a European perspective.

Obama Doctrine Africa
An African Cheer for the Obama Doctrine

Sub-Saharan Africa in the 21st century faces one great opportunity and two great dangers. And American foreign policy will profoundly affect each.

Domain
Old Doctrines for a New Domain

CSIS has developed a new online tool for tracking major cyberattacks around the world. The website is as helpful as it is sobering.

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Christian Refugees Persecuted in Sweden

Christian refugees who have fled persecution in their home countries now face the same fate in Sweden.

Never Again
From ‘Never Again’ to ‘Never Mind’

President Obama lectured, “‘Never again’ is a challenge to defend the fundamental right of free people and free nations to exist in peace and security.” Perhaps “never mind” is more apt.

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