Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump and the Future of US Power in the Pacific

Donald Trump’s scapegoating, zero-sum economic policies, threats to extort close allies over the continuation of the US forward deployment and his radically laissez-faire approach to nuclear diplomacy, will not only ultimately fail to address Americas’ grievances but also risks the future of the US as a Pacific and global power.

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Passage Through Divided America

The hard-core Republican establishment is worried sick about a possible political disaster in November 2016. Could Trump possibly be a “Goldwater” moment for the Republican Party?

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Political Ads: Dark Money Dominating Senate Contests

Dark money groups — 501(c) tax-exempt organizations — have been behind 28,551 ads in Senate races so far, compared with 16,102 paid for by super PACs.

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What Trumpism Means for Democracy

American democracy has been failing for decades, so a disturbing number of us are turning to authoritarianism. Is Trump our Juan Perón?

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Trump’s Winning Streak Reveals Bigotry’s Appeal in GOP

Nevada gave Trump his third victory and a widening lead over his GOP rivals. It's not his conservative values winning votes.

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Clinton, Sanders and the Changing Face of Democratic Party

When Clinton and Sanders first came of age politically, neither was a natural fit for the Democrats. How they and the party have changed helps explain their philosophical divide today.

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Are the Media Killing the New Hampshire Primary?

For 100 years, retail politics has ruled the New Hampshire primary. We may be seeing a new dynamic emerge in 2016.

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National Security Experts React to President Obama’s Speech on ISIS

Obama addressed the nation from the Oval Office Sunday night, attempting to steady fears after a terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California.

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A Warmer Embrace of Muslims Could Stop Homegrown Terrorism

Many Western policies that aim to prevent terrorism may actually be causing it.

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