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July 22, 2021
Biden’s New Immigration Plan Is Already Outdated
Migration is a cure for economic crisis—not a cause of it.
July 15, 2021
Is a War With China Inevitable?
The statements coming out of the Department of Defense and the upper ranks of Congress these days make it seem that way.
Michael T. Klare
November 6, 2020
Our Fight Can’t Stop After This Election
It’s only once we’ve won, whether that’s now or four years from now, that the real work begins.
March 3, 2020
The Pentagon Budget Is Out of Control
At $1.21 trillion, the actual national security budget is nearly twice the size that was announced by the White House.
January 28, 2020
The Australian Fires Are a Prelude to Our Climate Suffering
The fires could just be the beginning in a slow-motion climate reckoning of rising sea levels, unprecedented storms, and hellish heat waves.
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July 3, 2018
The Dark Side of the Chinese Dream
We should pay more attention to Beijing’s repressive actions.
January 11, 2018
Trump Is On His Way to Record-Setting Defense Spending in 2018
As the president doubles down on wars abroad, companies like Boeing stand to reap billions.
William D. Hartung
July 5, 2016
The General Who Lost 2 Wars, Leaked Classified Information to His Lover—and Retired With a $220,000 Pension
Why hasn’t David Petraeus faced the same career-ending consequences as other leakers?
March 29, 2016
Why Have Democrats Failed in the State Where They’re Most Likely to Succeed?
Massachusetts should be a model state for liberal public policy, but instead it is one of the country’s most unequal.
March 8, 2016
The Future of Oil Is Here—and It Doesn’t Look Pretty
As prices plummet and oversupply continues, the once-unsinkable industry is foundering.
Michael T. Klare