Articles by Ted Galen Carpenter
A View to a Coup?
Advocates of toppling the mullahs in Iran need a stiff dose of reality.
Future War: Taiwan
A plausible scenario for a Sino-American clash in the Taiwan Strait.
Some states are more equal than others. America's non-proliferation strategy should reflect this reality.
Living with the Unthinkable
A nuclear North Korea is inevitable. Coexist and contain.
Strategy Creep in the Balkans: Up To Our Knees and Advancing
Bosnia and the rest of the Balkans are Europe's hangnail, not its heart. Developments there may be disgusting and tragic, but they have meager potential to disrupt even the European, much less the global, strategic environment.