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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.

Can Legalism Avoid War in the South China Sea?

Can Legalism Avoid War in the South China Sea?

The focus of peace effort for the past decade in the region has been on a specific Code of Conduct, a set of norms that recognizes the rule of UNCLOS in the settlement of maritime territorial disputes. The more the disputes become a matter of legal norms, the less benefits could be achieved by means of dangerous military demonstrations.

China’s ADIZ in the East China Sea

China’s ADIZ in the East China Sea

China’s recently-established ADIZ has been met with a variety of responses from countries both near and far, all of which have strategic implications for the security and stability of the region.

The Iran Nuclear Deal – A Preliminary Analysis

The Iran Nuclear Deal – A Preliminary Analysis

The recent interim agreement between Iran and the P5+1 raises interesting implications for regional peace and stability in the Middle East, particularly in relation to Israel and Saudi Arabia.

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