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Infrastructure as a Tool of Foreign Policy

Posted September 7th, 2016 at 11:19 am (UTC-4)
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If I were in charge, I would do an about face and reverse America’s formal opposition, skepticism, and attempts to persuade allies not to join the AIIB. I would say, drop the act and join the AIIB because you’ll never be able to influence its policies unless you’re a member.

A U.S. Strategy Beyond the Cold War

Posted May 16th, 2016 at 9:21 am (UTC-4)
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Since the Cold War, the United States has been at a loss to define its national strategy. It attempted to respond to 9/11 as it did to Pearl Harbor, with a multi-theater campaign built on conventional force.  It tried to create an alliance structure to support its efforts….But this approach has not worked.

Grexit or Not? Eurozone Leaders Attempt to Stem Crisis

Posted July 7th, 2015 at 10:48 am (UTC-4)
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As Eurozone leaders discuss a deal to pull Greece from the brink of economic collapse, Greek banks are rapidly running out of euros and the government will very likely default on some $7.5 billion in debt due later this month. The dire economic scenario has many asking if Greece will exit the Eurozone, a move that observers say could sink the country further into financial disaster.