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      A Future for NATO and the European Union
      Dec08

      A Future for NATO and the European Union

      Blank Section (Placeholder)via AnalysisThe North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the European Union are in disarray. The former has fulfilled its mission. Were it not for Russia’s seizure of the Crimea and invasion of Ukraine and the refugee crisis in Europe spawned by the sectarian Muslim conflict raging in Iraq and Syria, it would be an...

      Debating Cyber Security In Silicon Valley: MSC And Deutsche Telekom Host 4th Cyber Security Summit
      Sep16

      Debating Cyber Security In Silicon Valley: MSC And Deutsche Telekom Host 4th Cyber Security Summit

      Image credit: istockIn the Newsmentioning Michael McFaulvia Munich Security ConferenceRecent cyberattacks on the US Democrats, the global payment network SWIFT or the power grid in Ukraine clearly illustrate: The debate on cybersecurity has never been more important. This is why, on 19 and 20 September, the Munich Security Conference and Deutsche...

      No Quiet On The Eastern Front
      Sep03

      No Quiet On The Eastern Front

      Image credit: Poster Collection, RU/SU 2317.3R, Hoover Institution Archives.Blank Section (Placeholder)via Military History in the NewsIt is impossible to follow the news of the buildup of Russian forces in the Donbas region in Ukraine and just across the international border without flashing back to the summer of 1943. In that year the Red Army...

      Under Russia’s New Extremism Laws, Liking My Writings On Ukraine Could Mean Jail Terms
      Aug29

      Under Russia’s New Extremism Laws, Liking My Writings On Ukraine Could Mean Jail Terms

      Image credit: Sean Gallup, Getty Images NewsAnalysis and Commentaryvia ForbesOn July 7, 2016, Vladimir Putin signed into law the so-called Yarovaya Amendment to Russia’s anti-extremism laws. The amendment assigns sweeping new powers to security forces, beefs up controls of social media and telephone calls, and broadens the definition of...

      Unfortunately, There’s Nothing Unusual About Manafort’s Ukraine Consulting
      Aug17

      Unfortunately, There’s Nothing Unusual About Manafort’s Ukraine Consulting

      Image credit: istockDoing business with shady Slavs is routine for K Street bottom feeders of both parties. …read more Source: Hoover...

      Iran Without Nuclear Weapons: We Can Only Hope
      May27

      Iran Without Nuclear Weapons: We Can Only Hope

      Related Commentaryvia StrategikaHistory suggests three ways to prevent a state that has the capacity of going nuclear from exercising that option. The first is a security guarantee in exchange for denuclearization. The former Soviet republic of Ukraine took this route in 1994, when it gave up its extensive nuclear stockpile and jointed the...

      Russia Poised To Play A Lead Role In Asia Pacific
      May24

      Russia Poised To Play A Lead Role In Asia Pacific

      Image credit: Poster Collection, CC 66, Hoover Institution Archives.Blank Section (Placeholder)via Military History in the NewsSqueezed in Europe by U.S-led sanctions and robust NATO reactions in the aftermath of the annexation of Crimea, Russia is now finding itself in a prime position to exploit the unfolding geopolitical dramas stirred up by...

      Ten Reasons Why Putin Wins Big In Syria While The U.S. Gets Nothing
      Mar17

      Ten Reasons Why Putin Wins Big In Syria While The U.S. Gets Nothing

      Image credit: Sean Gallup, Getty Images NewsAnalysis and Commentaryvia ForbesVladimir Putin’s announcement that he is pulling the main part of his armed forces out of Syria caught the world flat-footed. Putin’s word is not to be highly valued given his claims of no troops in Ukraine. …read more Source: Hoover...

      China’s Ascendance to the Position of Chief Adversary
      Jan30

      China’s Ascendance to the Position of Chief Adversary

      Image credit: Poster Collection, CC 146, Hoover Institution Archives.Blank Section (Placeholder)via Military History in the NewsA significant portion of our national security establishment, painstakingly built up during the Cold War, has accepted the assumption that when it comes to threats from sovereign states, Russia, not China, is...

      Rational Security: The “We’re Golden” Edition
      Jan08

      Rational Security: The “We’re Golden” Edition

      Image credit: istockAnalysis and Commentaryvia LawfareThe Rational Security gang starts the year with our 50th episode. Kim Jong-un says North Korea tested a hydrogen bomb. The Russians may have caused a blackout in Ukraine with a cyber attack. …read more Source: Hoover...

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