The World That World War II Built

by George Friedman May 26, 2017 On June 4-7, it will be 75 years since the Battle of Midway, the battle in which the United States won the war in the Pacific and prevented the defeat of Britain and Russia. Guadalcanal, El Alamein and Stalingrad followed, all mostly...

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Does Capitalism Help or Hurt Women?

by Chelsea Follett May 25, 2017 Does capitalism help or hurt women? A fascinating book from Cambridge University Press, Capitalism, For and Against: a Feminist Debate, seeks to answer that question. Philosophy professors Ann Cudd of Boston University and Nancy...

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Israel Loves Donald Trump – With Good Reason

by Jack Engelhard May 25, 2017 President Trump’s visit to Israel was a reminder to Israel, a nation of miracles, that miracles still happen. For the longest time – those eight long years of Obama – it must have seemed that the nightmare would never end. Enter Trump...

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Terrorism as a Tactic

by Jacob L. Shapiro May 24, 2017 The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack outside of a concert hall in Manchester that killed 22 people and left 59 wounded. British police are now trying to determine if the individual who detonated the improvised...

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In North Korea, the US Advertises Its Intentions

by George Friedman May 24, 2017 On March 8, we wrote an analysis that said North Korea appeared to be crossing a red line set forth by the United States. And now, there are signs that military action on the Korean Peninsula is increasingly likely. It’s no secret that...

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