Published Articles

Many Western universities are rethinking their initial enthusiasm for hosting Chinese Confucius Institutes, but they should recognize that public diplomacy cuts both ways. READ MORE

September 12, 2018

What sets the Sweden Democrats apart is their appeal to the Nordic equivalent of the Trump electorate: their support comes disproportionately from men, the less educated, middle-income earners, the self-employed, and (especially) people with blue collar jobs. Think “Sven the plumber” and you’ve got it. READ MORE

September 10, 2018

The delegitimation of opposition does not strengthen democracy. It is the first step on the road to tyranny. READ MORE

September 6, 2018

Few people want to see their retirement age raised. No matter what the government does, many people will complain. But many more people might support the idea of working longer if there were better job opportunities available to them. READ MORE

September 2, 2018

Netware apps have the potential to transform the future of personal transportation through the emergence of a ride hailing – autonomous vehicle – battery electric vehicle (RH-BEV-AV) technosystem. READ MORE

August 18, 2018

Mike Pompeo says he wants a “free and open” Indo-Pacific region. Australia is the security key to making that a reality. READ MORE

July 31, 2018

YouTube may be blocked in China, but that doesn’t stop Westerners from vlogging about their experiences to millions of fans. READ MORE

July 23, 2018

You can’t call it “protectionism” when the United States uses tariffs to force other countries to end restrictive and predatory trade policies—and those countries retaliate by breaking international trade rules. READ MORE

July 21, 2018