Wednesday, January 4, 2012

2011 Round-Up, Part I: The Best of this Blog

Below is a listing of my more substantive pieces from the past year, organized by category.

Articles
"Space War and Futurehype Revisited." Space Review (November 14, 2011).

"Twenty Years After the Cold War: A Strategic Survey." Parameters 41.1 (Spring 2011), pp. 6-17. (I also posted a summary version of this article here.)

Book Reviews
"After the Empire, by Emmanuel Todd." Nader Elhefnawy (October 2, 2011).

"The Final Fall, by Emmanuel Todd." Nader Elhefnawy (October 2, 2011).

"The Power Elite, by C. Wright Mills." Nader Elhefnawy (August 13, 2011).

"Do Good Fences Make Good Neighbors? by Brent L. Sterling." Joint Forces Quarterly 62 (July 2011), p. 131.

"The Next Decade: Where We've Been . . . And Where We're Going, by George Friedman." Nader Elhefnawy (June 1, 2011).

"The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order, by Parag Khanna." Nader Elhefnawy (April 19, 2011).

"In Praise of Hard Industries: Why Manufacturing, Not the Information Economy, is the Key to Future Prosperity, by Eamonn Fingleton." Nader Elhefnawy (March 5, 2011).

Other Blog Posts
By category:

This Year's Most Popular Post:
A Primer on the Technological Singularity
11/1/11

Two more posts, on the question of the projected sixth-generation fighter:
A Sixth Generation Fighter: Artificial Intelligence?
11/20/11
A Sixth Generation Fighter: Flight Control Systems?
11/5/11

Retrospectives of the Cold War's End:
"Twenty Years After the Cold War: A Strategic Survey": A Short Version
10/23/11
Twenty Years After the Fall
10/2/11

A series on China's military power, "Keeping the Hype in Check":
Keeping the Hype in Check IV: China's Sub Fleet
10/24/11
Keeping the Hype in Check III: China as Global Military Power
2/10/11
Keeping the Hype in Check II: The ASBM
2/5/11
Keeping the Hype in Check I: The Chengdu J-20
2/1/11

A few posts on the question of national decline (recently popular again):
Reliving British Decline?
11/8/11
Niall Ferguson on Decline
11/8/11
An "East of Suez" Moment?
10/27/11

And finally:
On 2012
12/21/11
Revolution and Rebellion in the Postmodern World
2/3/11
Piracy in 2010
1/19/11

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