This article was orginally published as an FPRI E-Note in September 2004. Russia is under assault by Islamic terrorists. On August 24, two Russian airliners were blown up, leaving 90 people dead. A week later, a car bomb near a Moscow subway station killed another ten people, and the next day, September 1, Islamist terrorists took hundreds of hostages in a North Ossetia school, including many children. At this writing, scores of people are reported to have died. Far from remaining a... Read more...
· April 2013
MEDIA ADVISORY: The Foreign Policy Research Institute is making its scholars available to provide expert commentary on the events surrounding the Boston Marathon Bombings, including the national security implications, and background on the geopolitical context of the suspects’ nationalities.
BackChannel · April 2013
On Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, 40 high school teachers from 24 states will participate in a conference on "Great Captains in American History," focusing on great American military leaders from General Washington to General Petraeus. This is the 8th conference on topics in American military history sponsored jointly by the Foreign Policy Research Institute and the First Division Museum at Cantigny -- specifically for high school... Read more...
E-Notes · April 2013 Felix K. Chang
The state of America’s strategic “pivot” or “rebalancing” toward the Asia-Pacific has taken on a renewed importance with the recent North Korean military threats against not only its neighbors in Northeast Asia, but also the United States. Over the last half decade, Washington has trumpeted its foreign policy shift toward the region; but it has become... Read more...
E-Books, The Philadelphia Papers · April 2013 Anna Simons
In the inaugural launch of the FPRI’s new e-publication, The Philadelphia Papers, the anthropologist Anna Simons of the Defense Analysis department at the Naval Postgraduate School, and member of the Orbis Board of Editors, provocatively assesses cultures of war in the 21st century.