1. Stop Squandering “Defense” Dollars on Rich Allies and Failed States

    Oct 22, 2014 … and is allied with every major industrialized state save China and Russia.  America and its allies ... United States remains well ahead of the PRC militarily. Russia has reverted to a pre-1914 Great Power ... population of Russia. Beyond these two large powers, there is no there there, as Gertrude Stein said of ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/stop-squandering…s-failed-states

  2. Washington Should Stop Squandering “Defense” Dollars on Rich Allies and Failed States

    Oct 20, 2014 … industrialized state save China and Russia, including Europe, Japan, and South Korea. Other allies include ... India), and two are potential antagonists (China, Russia). America and its allies collectively account for ... surrounded by countries with which it has been at war: Russia, Japan, India, South Korea, and Vietnam. In ...

    http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/washington-shoul…s-failed-states

  3. America Adrift

    Oct 15, 2014 … has denounced Russia, participated in sanctions and has agreed to train the Ukrainian military, but ... Ukrainian crisis is concerning because of Russia’s resurgence, but in itself Ukraine is not a major ...

    http://www.cato.org/publicati…/america-adrift

  4. Letting it Go: Ukraine’s Frozen Future

    Oct 15, 2014 … – officials are opting for a more conciliatory approach to Russia. Second, Crimea wasn’t mentioned. Though it ... short, it looks like Crimea may be off the negotiating table, effectively ceded to Russia. Instead, the ... separatists will hold another referendum on joining Russia, in place of Ukrainian parliamentary elections in ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/let…s-frozen-future

  5. A War That Never Ends

    Oct 3, 2014 … and Russia might intervene absent a robust American presence. However, “the Great Game” inevitably ...

    http://www.cato.org/publicati…/war-never-ends

  6. China Celebrates an Anniversary of Its Dictatorship

    Oct 1, 2014 … state” in Russia, and especially of “a powerful state apparatus” in the hands of a “people’s democratic ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/china-cele…ts-dictatorship

  7. How Equal Rights for Black Americans Still Aren’t Equal Enough

    Sep 30, 2014 … such as Venezuela, or seized and distributed to the kleptocratic oligarchy, like Russia—is much less ...

    http://www.libertarianism.org/columns/how-equal…nt-equal-enough

  8. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi Visits America: Washington Should Recognize another Emerging Great Power

    Sep 29, 2014 … even disastrous Middle Eastern war, continuing confrontation with Russia over Ukraine, clamorous ...

    http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/indias-prime…shington-should

  9. Libertarians and the European Union: A Rejoinder to Petr Mach

    Sep 27, 2014 … “Russia does not want to passively accept the position of a country that has been permanently downgraded ...

    http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/l…inder-petr-mach

  10. Long-Term Solutions to the Ukraine Crisis

    Sep 25, 2014 … impact. Vladislav Surkov, suspected mastermind of Russia’s Crimea strategy, joked with reporters that ... capital on Western markets. But they still don’t touch Russia’s key source of government revenues, an ... estimated 50-70% of which come from oil and gas sales. Unfortunately, Russia supplies one-third of Europe’s ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/long…-ukraine-crisis

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