David Rothkopf

David Rothkopf

When the World's Sugar Daddy Turns Sour

Is the U.S. about to send the global economy into a tailspin?

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Leaning Away

Maybe the real failed states are the ones that have the means to help other nations -- but choose to retreat inward.

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Scared Tactics

Why America will be paying for decades for a foreign policy based on fear.

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Control+Freedom+Delete

Do Americans realize their privacy rights have been obliterated?

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Donilon's Legacy

Obama's outgoing national security advisor leaves behind a U.S. foreign policy in much better shape than he found it. Can Susan Rice build on his success?

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Smart Phones, Dumb Laws

Is technology outpacing our ability to regulate it?

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You Know It's Bad…

When progress in the Middle East seems more in reach than a Washington that works.

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Red-Line Follies

Sorting the mistakes from the fiascos on Syria.

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The Next Head of the WTO? Choose Wisely.

It's time to put someone from the BRICS in charge of the world's leading trade body.

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The Balance of Power

Why sexism is civilization's greatest shame.

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The Ugly Choice in the Middle East

Permanent chaos, or a new generation of strongmen? Take your pick.

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Road Warrior

Can John Kerry travel all the time and still be a great secretary of state?

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Mad Men

Who's more dangerous to Americans than Kim Jong Un?

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The Deliverable-in-Chief

Is Obama’s light-footprint diplomacy inviting tomorrow’s problems?

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Lessons Learned (and Not)

Seven things we've learned after a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Does John Kerry Matter?

Why Obama's new secretary of state might not have much room to run.

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The Cool War

Cold War technology made war unthinkable. Cool War technology makes it irresistible.

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If Obama Were a Truth-Teller

Here’s what he would say on Tuesday night.

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Size Matters

The miniaturization of U.S. foreign policy.

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The Next Appointments

Obama is about to name a new international economic team. Will he use this opportunity wisely?

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The Bidenization of America

The veep is no joke -- and he's making a serious play for 2016.

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The Disengagers

Kerry, Hagel, and the end of American military adventurism?

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The Coming Year in Review

The headlines we'll be reading in 2013.

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Cursed With Plenty

America is on the verge of an energy boom. But will abundant shale gas create more problems than it fixes? 

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The Other Pivot

America rediscovers diplomacy.

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A President We Can Believe In

Newtown changed Obama. Can it change the world?

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The Fierce Urgency of Now

The case for short-term thinking.

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It's His Prerogative

Let Obama pick his secretary of state. Even if it's Susan Rice. 

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The Opposite of Thinking

The key ingredient missing in our policymaking these days? Creativity.

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Reasons to Be Thankful

Bubba, the fiscal swamp, after Gaza... the list goes on and on. 

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