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The Menu above will take you to my additional sections that include materials on my courses, my CV, Projects and Data (including several manuscripts), and Resources (primarily repositories of data and as well news sources).


Below is a blog I had started and will add to on occasions when I have time and inclination.


Thanks for looking at all of this.


Tom Volgy

 

January 17, 2018

     With the possible exception of the early years of American atomic capabilities (from the mid-1940s through the mid-1950s), we became not only the most sophisticated nuclear power in the history of the world, but also the one country I was completely convinced woul...

November 9, 2017

          As a close observer of international relations, it is difficult to read what the U.S. President just said in China. According to news accounts he indicated that China had left America “so far behind”, blamed previous U.S. administrations for our trade imbalan...

November 7, 2017

It is all too easy to get tangled up in heated rhetoric, accusation, and tweets, and especially so when tragedy strikes. This has been the case with virtually every recent mass shooting in the United States...much heat, little light, virtually no public policy response...

November 12, 2016

(Photo courtesy of Foreign Affairs, Sept./Oct. 2017 Cover)

   

     Few can contest that this has been the wackiest Presidential election cycle in at least the last hundred years. Our collective frustrations over the trivia dominating our elections cycle is well fo...

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