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Joseph S Nye

The contributor for Republica.

Deterrence in cyberspace

Published On: June 6, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Joseph S Nye

The key to deterrence in the cyber era is to acknowledge that one size does not fit all

American soft power

Published On: May 12, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Joseph S Nye

There is every reason to hope that the US will recover its soft power after Trump

China’s feet of clay

Published On: April 7, 2019 02:05 AM NPT By: Joseph S Nye

CAMBRIDGE – Chinese President Xi Jinping seems to be on a roll. He has sent a rocket to the dark side of the moon, built artificial islands on contested reefs in the South China Sea, and recently enticed Italy to break ranks with its European partners and sign on to China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump’s unilateralist posture has reduced America’s soft power and influence.

Rules for America and Russia

Published On: March 10, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Joseph S Nye

In the cyber realm, the difference between a weapon and a non-weapon may come down to a single line of code

Is fake news here to stay?

Published On: December 9, 2018 12:30 AM NPT By: Joseph S Nye

The battle with fake news is likely to remain a cat-and-mouse game between its purveyors and the companies whose platforms they exploit

China, Japan, and Trump’s America

Published On: October 9, 2018 01:00 AM NPT By: Joseph S Nye

It is difficult to remember that a little over two decades ago, many Americans feared being overtaken by Japan, not China

Two sides of American exceptionalism

Published On: September 9, 2018 01:00 AM NPT By: Joseph S Nye

The question for a post-Trump president is whether the US can successfully address both aspects of its exceptional role

White House of lies

Published On: August 9, 2018 01:00 AM NPT By: Joseph S Nye

The more a leader deceives the public, the more he erodes trust, weakens institutions, and creates damaging precedents

Infant information revolution

Published On: June 20, 2018 01:00 AM NPT By: Joseph S Nye

Billions of people nowadays carry a tracking device that continually violates their privacy. We have put Big Brother in our pockets

Fate of liberal order

Published On: May 16, 2018 12:20 AM NPT By: Joseph S Nye

Some aspects of current international order will persist but it may not include liberal element of human rights.

Controlling cyber conflict

Published On: August 13, 2017 12:37 AM NPT By: Joseph S Nye

LAS VEGAS: When cyber-security professionals were polled recently at their annual BlackHat conference in Las Vegas, 60 percent said they expected the United States to suffer a successful attack against its critical infrastructure in the next two years. And US politics remains convulsed by the aftermath of Russian cyber interference in the 2016 election. Are cyber-attacks the wave of the future, or can norms be developed to control international cyber conflict?