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Commentary – six things NOT to cut from the defense budget

I guess I’m learning to be a pundit. This week’s discussion on the National Journal expert blog is about cutting the defense budget, but I answered the question on my own terms, meaning not at all, and talked about six things not to cut: I’m not a budget expert. I’m not a business process expert. [...]

Commentary – managing the US-China rivalry

Over at National Journal’s invitation-only “expert blog” on security issues, I joined in the current discussion on whether the United States and China are rivals doomed to confrontation or partners in ever-increasing cooperation. My point in brief: China and the United States, regrettably, are 80 percent rivals and only 20 percent partners. But rivalry in [...]