China

  • In our increasingly globalized world, extensive international alliances have become a common means of diplomacy as well as achieving strategic goals.

    This...

  • Most Internet users have seen it at some point, if not often. Many have faced more serious threats and in some cases, had their entire lives changed by this problem. Although it sounds like an idea out of an old science fiction book, the issue of...

  • America has the good fortune of a remarkable founding, a geographically ideal location, and a strong security force spread...

  • Throughout the Cold War, America’s foreign policy efforts were aimed definitively at the USSR. Washington filtered almost all military strategies through the main lens of containing Communism and the nuclear threat. Today, over 20 years since the...

  • As a young nation in the 1800s, the United States sought to promote friendly relations with China. Undoubtedly eager to capitalize on the exotic exports China had to offer, the United States welcomed the potential for increased commerce between...

  • Historically, it has been understood that trade--the free exchange of goods and services--is a tool for creating wealth. We have recognized that voluntary interactions of producers and consumers in the...

  • What comes to mind when thinking about possible attacks on the United States? For most people images of a nuclear missile or another terrorist attack are conjured up. But, there are a variety of possible methods of attack -- of which an...

  • The Kyoto Protocol is a worldwide treaty, in effect since 2004, binding signatory countries to lower greenhouse gas emissions in order to limit possible impacts on global warming. The only problem is that few...