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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.

The Chickenhawk Argument

The Chickenhawk Argument

Concern with the chickenhawk syndrome aims to reclaim a cluster of concerns. Although its moral impulse is clear, its institutional implications are less clear.

Review – U.S.-Iran Misperceptions: A Dialogue

Review – U.S.-Iran Misperceptions: A Dialogue

Though Maleki and Tirman’s work describes the roots of US-Iran (mis)perception, their effort ultimately fails as a work of academic merit for exactly that reason.

Review – When the United States Invaded Russia

Review – When the United States Invaded Russia

Richard’s book should be read – not for lessons on Afghanistan & Iraq – but as a timely reminder of the dangers of mission creep and the consequences of the use of force.

Missile Defense Is Not the Answer to Putin’s Aggression

Missile Defense Is Not the Answer to Putin’s Aggression

The Republicans are right to call for stepped up action against Russia’s annexation of Crimea, but NATO’s missile defence system is not the answer to Moscow’s aggression.

Practical and Impractical Knowledge about the Conflict in Ukraine

Practical and Impractical Knowledge about the Conflict in Ukraine

The crisis in Ukraine suggests that our knowledge of conflicts needs to be informed by the way in which conflict behavior changes the conflict setting.

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