May 07, 2014
Harlan Ullman: Only in very special or ideal circumstances can democracy be externally imposed.
May 07, 2014
Harlan Ullman: Against bleak domestic and international outlooks, straight-forward solutions exist. The question is when we will come to our senses.
April 23, 2014
Harlan Ullman: September 11th, the second Iraqi invasion and the financial crash of 2007/2008 were far more serious than the Ukrainian crisis.
April 16, 2014
WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- From the halls of the U.S. Congress to the shores of distant lands, a mounting and common critique of the United States is failure to lead.
April 09, 2014
WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- The current buzz in Washington is questioning whether Kerry is determined or delusional in his quest to solve among the most intractable of global conflicts.
April 02, 2014
April 2 (UPI) -- Obama gained notoriety with speeches in Berlin and Cairo in 2008. Since then, rhetoric and strategic thinking in foreign policy have been missing in action.
March 28, 2014
March 28 (UPI) -- Russia’s seizure of Crimea and what may follow are works in progress. With the hundredth anniversary of World War I looming, no one wishes to return to 1914.
March 19, 2014
WASHINGTON, March 19 -- The most successful military alliance in history has lacked a real enemy since the Soviet Union disintegrated a quarter of a century ago.
February 26, 2014
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Last week's geopolitical guidance to politicians was "Don't lose wars." This week's advice is "Don't reinvent Russian bears and Chinese dragons."
February 19, 2014
WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Prior to entering national office, politicians of all stripes and especially U.S. presidents-elect and members of Congress should take a short course in Geopolitics 101.
February 12, 2014
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- There is agreement that more active engagement by the Obama administration from increasing humanitarian assistance to arming the Syrian opposition is needed and needed now.
February 05, 2014
WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- How does the United States win in the foreign policy Super Bowls in which it plays?
January 29, 2014
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the annual Munich Security Conference. First focused on Europe, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Cold War, several years ago the conference broadened its agenda to cover global security.
January 22, 2014
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Last week's release of Bob Gates' "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War" was preceded by his publisher's brilliant public relations campaign hyping the book with tantalizingly provocative excerpts.
January 15, 2014
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Today is a bad day for many with quarterly income tax estimates due to the U.S. government but a really bad day occurred five days short of 94 years ago.