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Democracy or Plutocracy? – America’s Existential Question

Kishore Mahbubani is a Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore. This essay contains excerpts from his latest book Has China Won? (2020). You may follow him on Twitter @mahbubani_k.   Is the United States of America still a functioning democracy or has it become, for all practical purposes, a plutocracy? And

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Conflict With Small Powers Derails U.S. Foreign Policy

The Case for Strategic Discipline By Michael Singh Over the past decade, U.S. policymakers have argued for a renewed focus on great-power competition. The primary threats facing the United States, they suggest, are powerful states with global reach that seek to counter both American interests and the international order that safeguards them. But American foreign