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Section: The National Interest (USA)

    Put Russia into Context
    Nov28

    Put Russia into Context

    Paul J. Saunders Politics, Eurasia The next administration must consider where Russia fits into its overall foreign-policy objectives. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the...

    Small Steps or Grand Bargains?
    Nov28

    Small Steps or Grand Bargains?

    Angela Stent Politics, Eurasia Imagining what renewed U.S. ties with the Kremlin would look like. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the future of U.S.-Russia relations under...

    Wishful Thinking and Vital Interests
    Nov28

    Wishful Thinking and Vital Interests

    Graham Allison Politics, Eurasia America’s next leader should bear in mind the potential consequences of further alienating Russia. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the...

    The One Chart That Russia’s Military Should Be Very Afraid Of
    Nov26

    The One Chart That Russia’s Military Should Be Very Afraid Of

    James Mugg Security, Europe Spending is set to drop. In 2014, the Russian economy faced two major setbacks: international economic sanctions following Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and a collapse in global oil prices. At the time, crude oil alone represented more than a third of Russian exports by value. The Russian economy has no doubt...

    “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...

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