Surviving Victory: A New Definition of National Security
and Böll Foundation www.boell.org
September 20, 2006
by Roger Morris & Steven Schmidt / June 2005
“The moment requires bold innovative approaches to our interests and responsibilities on a drastically changed, swiftly changing planet. What we see as essential to a wide-ranging democratic discussion and debate is a new strategic discourse, addressing causes as well as effects. We must look ahead, envision and plan without illusion or compromising influence, recognize new realities, tell unpopular truths, put the national interest ahead of office, educate and act…”
Globalization and Its Discontents / Joseph Stiglitz – W.W. Norton, June 2002
Updated: The Three Trillion Dollar War by Joseph Stiglitz & Linda Bilmes
Security in our One World / Global Green Recovery, Boell Institute, July 2006
“… generating new sources of revenues to fund green technologies; intensifying dialogue on existing national green policies; and spurring new international co-operation on green technologies.”
Winning the Un-War: A New Strategy for the War on Terrorism
PotomacBooks, March 2006
"Brilliant and incisive demolition of the misguided strategy that the Bush administration concocted in the wake of 9/11.”
Debating Bush and Clinton Interventions/ June 2006
A Smaller Military to Fight the War on Terrorism – [PDF] / from Future of US Military Strategy Conference – FPRI / December 2005
“Our global force posture should transition from a sprawling one to that of a balancer of last resort. We would understand that crises and conflicts that develop around the world, for the most part, actually don’t threaten
national security…The military should be about half the size that it is today. In order to transform the military it needs to learn to do more with less. Reducing the defense budget will drive transformation…” U.S.
Coalition for a Realistic Foreign Policy / http://www.realisticforeignpolicy.org/events.php
Is There Any Hope for Military Reform? [pdf] / September 12, 2006
How Congress Sacrifices Readiness for Pork: Smoke and Mirrors in the Defense Budget / January 2006 – CounterPunch http://www.counterpunch.org/wheeler01242006.html
Wastrals of Defense: How Congress Sabotages US Security
Published October 2004
“… a tell-all about the cowardice of Congress.”
of the Union 2006: A No-Nonsense Assessment of U.S. Foreign Policy and Call to Action / January 2006 http://www.newamerica.net/index.cfm?pg=event&EveID=537 Real State
“Thinking the Unthinkable” http://www.thewashingtonnote.com/archives/001641.php
American Strategy Program http://www.newamerica.net/index.cfm?pg=sec_home&secID=9
and Insecurity / August 2006 Weak States
“Transnational"spillover" from these states includes conflict, terrorism, disease,
and environmental degradation. Efforts to illuminate the complex relationship between poverty and insecurity may be unwelcome to those who want assurance that global poverty and
national security are unrelated. However, we ignore or obscure the implications of global poverty for global security at our peril.” U.S.
Friendly Fire: Losing Friends and Making Enemies in the Anti-American Century
Published by PublicAffairs, April 2006
"Since 2000, polls by over a half dozen organizations -- from Pew to Zogby, German Marshall Fund to the Guardian, Eurobarometer to Latinobarómetro -- have tracked the declining views about America, Americans, and U.S. foreign policy in every region of the world."
Why They Hate Us: No, it's not our freedoms. Anti-Americanism isn't going away until the
puts some fairness in its foreign policy / Commentary - LA Times August 2006 U.S.
Reversing Anti-American Sentiment Requires New
Engagement on Global Problems U.S.
“… the United States is now no longer regarded as special and promising as it once was in the 20th century.” http://www.cfr.org/publication/10247/sweig.html?breadcrumb=default
The Dark Stain of