Posted on Colin Dueck E-NotesRepublican voters today are divided between three broad tendencies: internationalist, nationalist, and non-interventionist. Donald Trump won the GOP presidential primaries this year partly by playing upon these divisions in an unconventional way. He assembled a new, ideologically cross-cutting insurgent coalition based upon ...Posted on John R. Haines E-NotesTwo Western media outlets reported on 23 June that Russia was engaged in building a signals intelligence (SIGINT) base in Nicaragua as "part of a recent deal between Moscow and Managua involving the sale of 50 T-72 Russian tanks." The reports came shortly after ...Posted on Frank G. Hoffman E-NotesCongress and the Pentagon are pursuing a number of initiatives that should significantly reshape tomorrow’s force. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has advanced a “Force of the Future” project with a series of proposals that focus on personnel system reforms and better talent management ...Posted on Adam Garfinkle E-NotesThe world of statecraft is so fraught with risk that it is tempting, just to reduce the range of maddening uncertainty a tad or two, to assign either inevitability or impossibility to future propositions that are neither. The Arab-Israeli conflict has garnered its ...Posted on BackChannelOn Thursday, November 17, 2016, the Foreign Policy Research Institute will present its 12th Annual Benjamin Franklin Award to critically acclaimed writer Kanan Makiya at its 2016 Annual Dinner, co-chaired by Marina Kats, Ronald J. Napes, and the Hon. Dov S. Zakheim. ...