Defining Ideas by topic: National Security

November 20, 2013

A Foreign Policy for the Future

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In the post-9/11 world, the days of an American “grand strategy” are over.
November 13, 2013

The NSA’s Witch Hunt

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Should the government spy on its citizens? The numbers say no.
September 17, 2013

Syria and American Leadership

The president’s rudderless policies in the Middle East have made peace an elusive goal.
August 19, 2013

Why Effective Diplomacy Matters

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The bulwark of America’s strength is military power for peace.
July 31, 2013

Issues on George Shultz's Mind: Our Challenges

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The United States must recreate a global economic and security commons that will benefit us as well as the rest of the world.
April 30, 2013

Civil Liberties After Boston

Given the stakes, law enforcement officials should follow all leads, even if that means more surveillance and ethnic profiling.
April 26, 2013

War and the World Wide Web

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What is the best way forward on cybersecurity?
February 25, 2013

Is the "War on Terror" Lawful?

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The "Authorization to Use Military Force" serves as the primary legal foundation for the ongoing conflict, but it is now obsolete. What should replace it?
January 30, 2013

Cuba's Tortured Transition

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As the island inches toward liberalization, Congress should lift the outdated embargo.
January 24, 2013

We the Cyber Warriors

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The Founding Fathers’ solutions for 21st-century problems.