Friday, January 29, 2010
Timing on Iran
Compliments the piece that appeared in NI earlier this week.
Friday, January 22, 2010
The Nudge Factor--and Ukraine Again
Also, the Ukraine That Might Have Been.
Thursday, January 21, 2010
... how will the changed political climate in Washington affect the treaty negotiations? The Obama administration cannot afford to send to the Senate an agreement that appears to be making too many concessions to the Kremlin--but the Russian side is in no mood to compromise and in no hurry to hand the president any sort of foreign policy success. My prediction is that the talks will got bogged down in procedural details.
Friday, January 15, 2010
Ukraine and Latin America
My worries about the drift in U.S. policies vis-a-vis Latin America; is anyone doing the long-term thinking and planning?
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Outlook on Russia
Friday, January 08, 2010
Admiral Mullen at the Naval War College
More detailed comments are over at Global Security.
One point I didn't make at that site: he is aware of the need to connect the dots between the inevitable decline in U.S. defense budgets with enlisting allies, partners and coalitions to handle international security.