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(Norm’s comment: please note that everything that follows to the end of this post is “Malooga’s” work.  And what a fine piece it is!)

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Geopolitics

WISDOM: THE MISSING AGENCY OF FOREIGN POLICY

(Apologies for my silence lately. I have been busier than I thought I would be with two recent speaking engagements and writing two articles. I will return to regular posting here very soon. 803 more words

WISDOM, DIPLOMACY & NEGOTIATIONS

The Benefit of Whistlers and Whistling

The phrase “whistling in the dark” has an interesting, if obscure, history in foreign policy discourse. While often primarily associated with George Kennan, it has been adopted by a variety of other figures—including Albert Wohlstetter—as an evocative image that points to the dangers of foreign policy optimism in a world shrouded with mystery, uncertainty and fear. 733 more words

Grand Strategy