Quick Updates

In an article for the Atlantic, Jeffrey Goldberg puts the odds that Israel will attack Iranian nuclear facilities in the next twelve months above 50:50, and John Bolton is encouraging them to do it sooner rather than later.

Chris Blatman comments on the challenges of authoritarian development, noting that for every Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore, there’s several Mobutu Sese Sekos in the Congo. He also offers some good foreign policy advice.

At Due South, Abbi Buxton calls fair trade the new gold standard.

Duncan Green discusses the future of the world over the next generation—and, as he notes, it’s pretty scary.

Robert Reich discusses the challenges of China’s rise as an economic superpower.

Stephen Walt offers some good news in international relations.

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