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    “If You Want Peace, Prepare for Resistance”
    Nov22

    “If You Want Peace, Prepare for Resistance”

    Jan Osburg, Stephen J. Flanagan, Marta Kepe Security, Europe Si Vis Pacem, Para Resistentiam – If You Want Peace, Prepare for Resistance Si Vis Pacem, Para Resistentiam – If You Want Peace, Prepare for Resistance In a rare and courageous step, the government of Lithuania recently issued a guide on how its citizens can resist a potential Russian...

    Top 5 Big Foreign Conflicts Donald Trump Will Inherit (And What He Might Do About Them)
    Nov18

    Top 5 Big Foreign Conflicts Donald Trump Will Inherit (And What He Might Do About Them)

    Josh Siegel Security, So what will he do about them? When Donald Trump becomes president in January he will inherit challenges beyond America’s borders. Trump ran a campaign opposing the internationalism promoted by predecessors from both parties, and now he must decide how to deal with the realities of foreign policy and national security....

    The Arctic is the First Stop in the United States Reset with Russia
    Nov15

    The Arctic is the First Stop in the United States Reset with Russia

    Mark E. Rosen Security, Much work is needed to find ways to accommodate Russian fears of NATO encirclement and its concerns that the heavily ethnic Russian populations in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea have political and social protections. Throughout the primaries President elect Donald Trump asserted that he wanted to have a more constructive...

    A 3-Step Strategy for Trump on Ukraine
    Nov15

    A 3-Step Strategy for Trump on Ukraine

    Jeffrey Burt, James Hitch, Peter Pettibone, Thomas Shillinglaw Security, Eurasia Trump is ideally positioned to construct an entirely new U.S.-Russian relationship. There are few higher foreign policy priorities for the new Trump Administration than addressing the highly disruptive and potentially catastrophic conflict brewing sinisterly in...

    Why Would the Pentagon Hire A Russian State Company During a Time of Heightened Tensions?
    Nov07

    Why Would the Pentagon Hire A Russian State Company During a Time of Heightened Tensions?

    Dan Goure Security, The time to prize efficiency in the form of lower costs over effectiveness with respect to secure communications is over. In case it escaped your notice, the United States is an undeclared war with Russia. It is nothing like the wars of our past. It involves the use of new technology such as social media, new weapons like...

    Securing Strategic Buffer Space: Lessons from the Past and Implications for Today
    Nov07

    Securing Strategic Buffer Space: Lessons from the Past and Implications for Today

    Sungtae Jacky Park Security, Great powers are also inclined toward diplomatic solutions when there exists an agreed international norm that emphasizes moderation and equilibrium. A series of geopolitical fault lines are coming apart today. There is a hybrid conflict in Ukraine, an arc of destruction from the Levant to Iraq, rising tensions on the...

    Did this Tsarist Officer Invent Russia’s Lethal Hybrid Warfare Strategy?
    Nov07

    Did this Tsarist Officer Invent Russia’s Lethal Hybrid Warfare Strategy?

    Michael Peck Security, Eurasia Russia’s government of former Soviet officials may have learned that strategy from an ex-Tsarist officer who hated Communism and fought for Hitler. Western nations have been flummoxed by “hybrid warfare,” that mix of conventional and unconventional operations that Russia has used to deadly effect in Ukraine....

    Budapest is Burning: The Hungarian Revolt That Shook the Soviet Empire
    Nov05

    Budapest is Burning: The Hungarian Revolt That Shook the Soviet Empire

    Michael Peck Politics, Europe The 1956 uprising ultimately failed, but delivered a serious shock to the Soviet system. It was sixty years ago when teenagers hurling Molotov cocktails breached a crack in the Iron Curtain. In the autumn of 1956, East Germany, Hungary, Poland and the rest of eastern Europe seemed firmly in the grip of the Soviet...

    Get Ready, Russia: The U.S. Marines Might Be Going to Norway to Stay
    Nov03

    Get Ready, Russia: The U.S. Marines Might Be Going to Norway to Stay

    Kevin Knodell Security, Europe Proposal follows years of strong military ties between Washington and Oslo. Dozens of U.S. Marines may soon be getting a new home in Norway. If the two countries finalize the deal, the deployments would follow years of strong military ties between Washington and Oslo. As of October 2016, the Norwegian parliament was...

    Why the U.S.-Built House of Cards in the Middle East Is Falling Apart
    Nov03

    Why the U.S.-Built House of Cards in the Middle East Is Falling Apart

    Bernd Kaussler, Glenn Hastedt Security, Middle East It is time for the United States to adopt a foreign policy toward the region that is more consistent with realist principles. While lies are almost uniformly held to be unacceptable in the context of a liberal democracy, this is not entirely the case in foreign policy where realists often value...

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