How America can survive – even prosper – in the 21st century

Summary: This is one chapter a series about America's grand strategy, ways America can survive - even prosper - in an age of new rivals, where 4th generation warfare (4GW) is the dominant mode of war. Ideas that have worked in the past might guarantee failure today. See links at the end for the full … Continue reading How America can survive – even prosper – in the 21st century

It’s the end of the world we’ve known since WWII (updated status report)

Summary:  This is an updated status report about the end of the post-WWII world.  The global recession has accelerated the transition, revealing the current order's weaknesses, and showing the people in the emerging nations that they have outgrown it.  The major nations continue to defend the current systems, a futile effort wasting time and resources … Continue reading It’s the end of the world we’ve known since WWII (updated status report)

The end of the post-WWII world is not the end of the world

Summary:  Slowly people become aware that the post-WWII economic and geopolitical order dies a little every day.  The transition might be long and difficult.  We can only guess at what lies beyond.  Yet we need not fear these things, as they're less dangerous than what we survived in the 20th century.  Here we take a … Continue reading The end of the post-WWII world is not the end of the world

What will America look like after this recession?

This series of articles speculations about our future based on history and the almost inevitable re-balancing of global economy (i.e., end of unconstrained borrowing by US).  The elections are only three eight months away, perhaps our last chance to influence these developments. I.  This is a government failure on two levels, despite many warnings from major institutions that the US … Continue reading What will America look like after this recession?