"Defense Budgets and Spending"
27 Mar 2015
Are Nuclear Weapons Worth the Cost?
Is it wasteful for the United States to spend $348 billion on its nuclear forces over the next decade, as the Congressional Budget Office predicts? John Klein isn’t convinced. He argues that a robust nuclear arsenal is essential for international stability and therefore worth the high cost. More on «Are Nuclear Weapons Worth the Cost?»
10 Mar 2015
The Green Tea Curse
Japan may want to create a fighting force that's capable of rivaling its regional adversaries, writes Kevin Hicok, but growing social and economic problems will probably stand in its way. As a result, Tokyo will continue to rely on defense alliances and outside support to safeguard its interests in a difficult neighborhood. More on «The Green Tea Curse»