Post Tagged with: "US"

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.

American Exceptionalism: The Gender Factor

American Exceptionalism: The Gender Factor

To undo the conceit of American exceptionalism, we have to undo the power of sovereign masculinity and address the seduction it exercises across the political spectrum.

Russia, Ukraine, and the Testing of American Hegemony

Russia, Ukraine, and the Testing of American Hegemony

In response to Russia’s aggression in Crimea the US must take into account the strategic realities of the international system.

China’s “Near Seas” Threat – Less than Meets the Eye?

China’s “Near Seas” Threat – Less than Meets the Eye?

There’s no denying that China has made some important progress in building its military capabilities. But it may be premature to consider it a rival to the US at the moment.

Syria: Par for the Course

Syria: Par for the Course

When all else fails, an agreement to meet again is trumpeted as success. If the talks fail, they should do so in a way that leaves open the possibility of reconvening.

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