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By Nicholas Burns (This is an excerpt from my latest Boston Globe column on Friday, March 30. See that piece for a longer assessment of these challenges.) At a recent conference in Brussels sponsored by the German Marshall Fund, I heard from … Continue reading
By Nicholas Burns The death of Muammar Qadhafi is the decisive event in the nine-month civil war in Libya. In the minds of most Libyans, the war could not end without his departure from the country or death on the … Continue reading
By Juliette Kayyem (This post first appeared on Fareed Zakaria’s blog on CNN.com, Global Public Square.) With the death of Muammar Gadhafi today in Libya, the conventional wisdom has already taken form. First, that this was a success, albeit a delayed one, … Continue reading
By Richard N. Rosecrance Adjunct Professor and Senior Fellow, International Security Program; Director, Project on U.S.-China Relations, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs My colleague Steve Walt and I agree that we may need a balance of power against … Continue reading
In the late 19th century, American Admiral Alfred Mahan described the rise of sea power and its relationship to a nation’s global strength. In the early 20th century Italian General Giulio Douhet was first to develop theories about the essentiality … Continue reading