Post Tagged with: "US"

Reagan, Obama, and Israel: Historical Context, Uncomfortable Comparisons

Reagan, Obama, and Israel: Historical Context, Uncomfortable Comparisons

Obama has treaded more lightly with Israel than Reagan and Bush. It is useful to compare recent events to periods of tension from 1981-1982 during Regan’s presidency.

Pakistan and the Nuclear Suppliers Group

Pakistan and the Nuclear Suppliers Group

International arrangements promoting and facilitating the peaceful uses of nuclear technology demand revision in light of increased demand for nuclear energy security.

No First Use of Nuclear Weapons: An Option for U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy?

No First Use of Nuclear Weapons: An Option for U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy?

As long as military and political leaders are aware of the effects of nuclear weapons, the barrier to crossing the nuclear threshold would remain prohibitively high.

For Croatia and Its Neighbors, Teachable Moments on Ethics in Politics

For Croatia and Its Neighbors, Teachable Moments on Ethics in Politics

Accused of a conflict of interest, Croatia’s Karamarko Instigates the Fall of the Oreskovic Government, inflicting a severe blow to his party and his political future.

The Obama Administration and Israel: Aberration or Harbinger of Change?

The Obama Administration and Israel: Aberration or Harbinger of Change?

We are witnessing the start of an unraveling bi-partisan support in the US for Israel, which has potentially been hurried by the Obama-Netanyahu feud.

War through a Temporal Lens

War through a Temporal Lens

The unforeseeable future implicates the present but also the manner in which decisions in the present operate at the intersection of meaning in past and future.

Russia-US Relations: Brinkmanship and Hostilities Continue

Russia-US Relations: Brinkmanship and Hostilities Continue

The US and Russia are not in a new Cold War. But distrust is deep and the two nations find themselves at the opposite side of the table at almost every turn.

US Policy on the South and East China Seas: Is Underbalancing the Future’s Wave?

US Policy on the South and East China Seas: Is Underbalancing the Future’s Wave?

The US needs to set new patterns of behavior now so as to instantiate them, make them routine and hard to break in the future, no matter who is in the White House.

The US Coast Guard’s Western Hemisphere Strategy

The US Coast Guard’s Western Hemisphere Strategy

The US Coast Guard seems interested in being the tip of the spear on positive US security activities in the Greater Caribbean’s future.

Time for a New Western Strategy in Ukraine

Time for a New Western Strategy in Ukraine

Western strategy towards the Ukraine crisis has been a failure. Without a dose of deterrence to complement diplomatic efforts, Eastern Europe may share Ukraine’s fate.

Come Fly with Me: Airports and Geographies of Rendition

Come Fly with Me: Airports and Geographies of Rendition

The airport has been a key site for investigating how the war on terror has manifested itself in terms of security and surveillance and monitoring the body and behavior.

Review – Spheres of Influence in International Relations

Review – Spheres of Influence in International Relations

Hast uses the vision behind Russia’s foreign policy as an example to illustrate the continuity of world politics in clear and informative ways.

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