While President Trump intends to bolster US power through enhanced weapons systems and a rededication to belligerent nationalist foreign policies, authentic national security will require new emphases on intellect, or “mind.” This means focusing on new ways of thinking about world politics, especially much-needed escape plans from lethal cycles of competitive geopolitics. Washington must slow its still-growing inclination toward renewed arms racing and to other kinds of military escalation and shift its policy emphases to the greater utilities of intellect.
India and Pakistan are on the brink of a major confrontation. Tensions continue to boil after the suicide car bombing by a Pakistan-based armed group in Indian-administered Kashmir, which killed at least 42 Indian paramilitary forces on February 14. Is there an Israeli perspective on the rising tensions? There are many parallels between the Indian-Pakistani… Read more »
Poliomyelitis has been one of the most dreaded word among parents in the world. In the early 20th century, polio was one of the most feared diseases in developed countries, paralyzing hundreds of thousands of children every year. Even in the U.S., parents kept their children out of school when they heard of a child with polio.