James Pethokoukis

A China reality check

October 28, 2009

Thomas PM Barnett makes good sense, as usual:

Japan’s rise and decline should serve as a grim warning to China right now.

Globalization and war

September 8, 2009

Something to think about  from Tom Barnett when contemplating globalization and the revolt against it:

How global capitalism (and the U.S. military) is defeating Al Qaeda

August 6, 2009

A lengthy post from Thomas PM Barnett always makes it a great day. Here he talks about the video truce offer from Zawahiri, and why it is another sign of Al Qaeda strategic weakness and failure: