December 11, 2014

A Purely Cognitive Argument Against "Enhanced Interrogation Techniques"

Patrick Marren
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Why torture almost certainly can't work in the real world.

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September 22, 2014

What if Thomas Piketty is Right about Inequality?

Peter Kennedy
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A FSG conversation on one of the most important economic questions of our time.

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August 26, 2014

ISIS, Hitler, Orwell

Patrick Marren
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A war with no "good" side. 

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June 28, 2014

One Hundred Years Ago Today

Patrick Marren
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100 years ago today, according to a late friend of ours.

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April 04, 2014

The Biggest Economic Trend of Our Lifetimes

Patrick Marren
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Has no one noticed the main fact about our country over the past 13 years?

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January 28, 2014

Scenario Planning Bible

Patrick Marren
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The U.S. Coast Guard releases version 3.0 of Creating and Sustaining Strategic Intent in the U.S. Coast Guard.

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November 22, 2013

JFK + 50: Alternative Scenarios

Patrick Marren
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A few thoughts on this anniversary:

If JFK had lived . . .

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October 16, 2013

2012 (and 2011) Redux

Patrick Marren
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Another blast from the past for your enjoyment, as we twiddle our thumbs as Washington flicks lit matches around a gunpowder factory, just as it did at the end of 2012 and in mid-2011 (and will do again next year).

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October 10, 2013

What, Us Worry?

Patrick Marren
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The Financial Times has a story that causes our eyebrows to rise well above half-mast this morning.

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August 28, 2013

Mideast Scenarios, or "Damn, We're Good"

Patrick Marren
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Where will the Arab Spring and Syria take the Middle East? Well, we kind of called it in 2011.

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