Looking Back to See Ahead: The Lessons of El Salvador and Afghanistan

By Todd Greentree

President Biden’s decision to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan no later than September 11, the anniversary of the terrorist attacks that led to the intervention 20 years ago, has focused attention on the U.S. end game and its uncertain prognosis. It is too soon to judge the results of…

China: A 21st Success or Failure?

By Thomas Barfield

The direction of the current global path forward China finds itself on is greatly influenced by its storied past. The People’s Republic of China (PRC) was established in 1949 as a revolutionary socialist regime that attempted to radically transform China’s society and economy…

Pandemic Recovery and Prevention: China’s New Global Accountability

By Neamat Nojumi

Transparent and open access to evidence and methods used by authorities to make decisions regarding a public health emergency are essential requirements to effectively respond to a pandemic,…

The Politics of Limited Vision

By Tony Schwalm

According to the US Federal Aviation Administration, controlled flight into terrain is described as the unintentional collision with something other than a cloud (like a mountain) while the aircraft…

China: A 21st Success or Failure?

China: A 21st Success or Failure?

By Thomas Barfield

The direction of the current global path forward China finds itself on is greatly influenced by its storied past. The People’s Republic of China (PRC) was established in 1949 as a revolutionary socialist regime that attempted to radically transform China’s society and economy…

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