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Tom Barnett : The New Rules: The Rise of the Rest Spells U.S. Strategic Victory

September 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Geopolitics

Tom Barnett, one of my favourite thinkers on geopolitics . . . The New Rules: The Rise of the Rest Spells U.S. Strategic Victory By Thomas P.M. Barnett | 12 Sep 2011 The 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has garnered America almost as much schadenfreude from the world as the original events did. Back in […]

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Despite Rhetoric, Obama Still Following Cheney’s Lead in Dictatorial Justice

May 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Geopolitics

Despite Rhetoric, Obama Still Following Cheney’s Lead in Dictatorial Justice It seems like the former vice-president is the one piggybacking on the new president’s detainee policy spotlight, but a top foreign-policy analyst argues that, when it comes to tribunals, it’s the other way around: the Obama administration is maintaining the practice of inventing justice as […]

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Tom Barnett : Seven Reasons Why Obama’s Nuke-Free Utopia Won’t Work

May 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Geopolitics

May 14, 2009, 12:58 PM Seven Reasons Why Obama’s Nuke-Free Utopia Won’t Work The president wants to rid the world of nuclear weapons. Sounds like he’s fighting the good fight, but Esquire.com’s global-strategy expert argues that it’s absolutely the wrong one — a fight that might open globalization’s door to World War III. By Thomas […]

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Dr. Tom Barnett in Washington – great read !!!

March 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Geopolitics

Tom’s testimony today Statement submitted By  Dr. Thomas P.M. Barnett, Senior Managing Director, Enterra Solutions LLC  To  Seapower and Expeditionary Forces Subcommittee, House Armed Services Committee, United States Congress 26 March 2009    I appear before the subcommittee today to provide my professional analysis of the current global security environment and future conflict trends, concentrating […]

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Barnett: Develop Iraq to cut deals with world

September 3rd, 2008 · No Comments · Geopolitics

Insight into the developments in Iraq – the big message is that it takes time to build anything worthwhile Barnett: Develop Iraq to cut deals with world By Thomas P.M. Barnett Sunday, August 31, 2008  With American combat troops now slated to depart Iraq by 2011, our intervention moves into its final phase, with the […]

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