Tag: David Firestein

  • Is the 'pivot' to Asia a bluff to distract from wars?

    Amitai Etzioni argues that the pivot is something like a “bluff,” and is motivated by election-year efforts to divert attention from other foreign policy questions—the actual conflicts in the Middle East. He points to the challenge of getting the Chinese government to understand the domestic drivers of U.S. foreign policy, and also notes that the […]