It is not often that a man wanted for questioning about rape allegations uses the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and customary international law to escape the judicial system. Welcome to cyberspace and one of its many, unanticipated, affects on the world. To recap recent events, Julian Assange, founder of the internet site Wikileaks, recently […]
In accepting the Nobel Prize in economics, Frederich Hayek’s remarks dealt with the The Pretense of Knowledge. Those remarks included prescient observations about the consequences of actions that do not reflect the limits of knowledge. “If man is not to do more harm than good in his efforts to improve the social order, he will […]
The George C. Marshall Institute has published a new book, America’s Space Futures: Defining Goals for Space Exploration, edited by Institute Fellow Eric R. Sterner. America’s Space Futures is an important contribution to the ongoing debate about space policy, the American space program, and the human destiny in space. Despite broad, popular, bipartisan support for […]
When talking about nuclear policies and programs, defense leaders often emphasize that “the Cold War is over.” But given a chance to explain what is strategically different and how policies and programs need to be changed, they duck and cover.