The Modern DoD: Guns, Money, and… Public Diplomacy?

As of Monday, the U.S. Army’s Stability Operations Field Manual is in circulation. The field manual will be used as the go-to guide for officers conducting “Stability Operations.” The Washington Post reporting: The Army on Monday will unveil an unprecedented doctrine that declares nation-building missions will probably become more important than conventional warfare and defines […]

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32 Nuclear Plants on the Wall, 32 Nuclear Plants…

The IEA released its Energy Technology Perspectives report this week in Tokyo. By far the most interesting part of the report was its projection for what is required to reach a worldwide 50% emissions reductions by the year 2050: We would need a virtual decarbonisation of the power sector. Given the growing demand for electricity, […]

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The Future East Asian Security (i.e. The Future of U.S.-Japanese Relations)

For the last 600 years the history of world has been defined by the Atlantic. On these waves sailed the explorer’s caravel, the conquistador’s galleon, the slaver’s schooner, and the trade-man’s gunboat. The winds of the Atlantic have carried the blood of revolutionaries, the cries of pilgrims, and the powder of world wars. It was […]

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