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Louis Rene Beres On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

“America First” as Lawless Retreat From National Security

By Louis Rene Beres “The existence of `system’ in the world is at once obvious to every observer of nature….Each element of the cosmos is positively woven from all the others.” — Pierre More...

Louis Rene Beres On Monday, August 28th, 2017

Flying Blind: North Korea Deliberations Have Little Precedent

In deliberating with North Korea, President Donald Trump will have little or no meaningful precedent as a guide. Whatever transpires between Washington and Pyongyang, therefore, these unique ventures in escalation More...

Louis Rene Beres On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

The Trump Presidency’s Most Urgent Peril

  By Louis Rene Beres Strictly speaking, insanity is not a proper medical or psychiatric term, but rather a more-or-less acceptable legal description. Nonetheless, as a convenient shorthand for exploring More...

Louis Rene Beres On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Opinion: ‘Victory’ In Afghanistan Has No Serious Meaning

    By Louis Rene Beres The Greek poet Archilochus famously wrote: “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” Totally reliant upon his generals, President Donald Trump More...

Louis Rene Beres On Monday, August 14th, 2017

President Trump, North Korea and Nuclear War

  By Louis René Beres Increasingly, Donald Trump is showing palpable signs of debility. Most worrisome, in this sobering display, is the president’s conspicuously proud disregard for science, history, More...

Louis Rene Beres On Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Between Pyongyang, Washington and Jerusalem: Intersecting Nuclear Nightmares

By Louis René Beres “The terrible ‘ifs’ accumulate.” (Winston Churchill) A tense war of words between North Korea and the United States continues to overheat. Although Washington’s More...

Louis Rene Beres On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Rationality Can’t Be Assumed in Potential North Korea Conflict

By Louis Rene Beres In large measure, the rising nuclear threat from North Korea will depend on the discernible rationality or irrationality of the North Korean leader. Moreover, although very few American military More...

Louis Rene Beres On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Trump and the Triumph of Anti-Reason

    By Louis Rene Beres From the beginning of his presidency, Donald Trump has remained determinedly anti-intellectual. Taken by itself, such a misconceived stance is hardly unprecedented in American More...

Louis Rene Beres On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Rationality Can’t Be Assumed in Potential North Korea Conflict

  By Louis Rene Beres In large measure, the rising nuclear threat from North Korea will depend on the discernible rationality or irrationality of the North Korean leader. Moreover, although very few American More...

Louis Rene Beres On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Deterring North Korea Requires More Than Basic Common Sense

“It is in the thick of a calamity,” says Albert Camus in “The Plague,” “that one gets hardened to the truth, in other words, to silence.” Unless we plan comprehensively and prudently More...

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