Author Archives: James Kurth

Defining Deterrence Down

What’s the return address of a non-state actor with a bomb?

One-Child Foreign Policy

Lower birth rates will alter both society and strategy.

The Rich Get Richer

Growing income disparity doesn’t presage a new labor movement at home — but it may signal more terrorism for us abroad.

Splitting Islam

A Shi’ite-Sunni strategy for surviving the War on Terror

Iraq: Losing the American Way

By repudiating our historic ways of war and democratization, the Bush administration threatens attempts at nation-building elsewhere.