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Joseph S. Nye
By Joseph S. Nye - Sep 06,2018
CAMBRIDGE — In July, I joined 43 other scholars of international relations in paying for a newspaper advertisement arguing that the US should preserve the current international order.
By Joseph S. Nye - Aug 12,2018
CAMBRIDGE — By June 1 of this year, US President Donald Trump had made 3,259 false or misleading claims, according to The Washington Post Fact Checker’s database, which tracks and categorises every suspect statement uttered by the president.
By Joseph S. Nye - Jul 10,2018
CAMBRIDGE — It is frequently said that we are experiencing an information revolution. But what does that mean, and where is the revolution taking us?Information revolutions are not new. In 1439, Johannes Gutenberg’s printing press launched the era of mass communication.
By Joseph S. Nye - Jul 10,2018
CAMBRIDGE — For years, political leaders such as former US Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta have warned of the danger of a “cyber Pearl Harbour”. We have known for some time that potential adversaries have installed malicious software in our electricity grid.
By Joseph S. Nye - May 10,2018
CAMBRIDGE — Many experts have proclaimed the death of the post-1945 liberal international order, including the human-rights regime set forth in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
By Joseph S. Nye - Nov 19,2017
In 2008, when the United States’ National Intelligence Council (NIC) published its volume Global Trends 202, a key prediction was tighter energy competition. Chinese demand was growing, and non-OPEC sources like the North Sea were being depleted.
By Joseph S. Nye - Apr 17,2017
I frequently travel overseas, and invariably my foreign friends ask, with varying degrees of bewilderment: What in the world is going on in your country?Here is what I say. First, do not misinterpret the 2016 election.Contrary to some commentary, the American political
By Joseph S. Nye - Feb 15,2017
President Donald Trump’s critics have consistently underestimated his political communication skills, perhaps because he is so different from predecessors such as Franklin D.
By Joseph S. Nye - Dec 11,2016
In early November, US President Barack Obama reportedly contacted Russian President Vladimir Putin personally to warn against cyber attacks aimed at the American presidential election.The previous month, the director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, and Jeh Johnson, the s
By Joseph S. Nye - Oct 10,2016
In many Western democracies, this is a year of revolt against elites.The success of the Brexit campaign in Britain, Donald Trump’s unexpected capture of the Republican Party in the United States, and populist parties’ success in Germany and elsewhere strike many as heralding the

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