China and US: War?

Brian recently visited China on a trip for journalists sponsored by the Committee Of 100. He and his fellow travelers will be posting reflections on the blog over the next week. Here Jonathan Tepperman of Foreign Affairs follows up on a conversation with Brian on air. When last we spoke, I tried to sound an[…]

Understanding the $60 Billion Saudi Arms Deal: It’s About Iran

Last week, the Obama administration unveiled a massive new US-Saudi arms deal. In the days since, the proposed package–which still needs congressional approval–has received relatively little attention from the press and foreign policy pundits (one exception, I should note, is my boss at Eurasia Group, Ian Bremmer). That in itself is surprising, as the deal[…]