Nixon used his deep bank of anti-communist credentials to establish a historic diplomatic breakthrough with the world's most populous communist country.
From Huawei to Tel Aviv, China is a master at the bank shot.
He didn't have to deal with intercontinental missiles, nuclear weapons, and proliferating cyber threats.
The standard responses to it compound the problems of uncertainty. In the world of social media expertise, we demand certainty—almost always false certainty—and punish nuance.
If it ever existed in the minds of the layperson, the white space between national security and economic prosperity is gone. They are now two parts of one whole.
In January 1942, German U-boats were so close to the American coast that Nazi commanders could see the lights from New York City’s mighty skyscrapers.
He has literally promoted policies for people and places he did not understand.
If you are one of the more than 3.5 billion people living in a city, your cell phones, camera feeds, applications, and credit card transactions are part of real-time security networks.