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FPRI's David Danelo Writes in the American Interest on the Border Crisis

David Danelo

"The tension in the border 'crisis' hearkens back to geopolitical dilemmas with more enduring roots than can be captured in emotional, media-driven debates. And while there have been consistent flaws in this Administration’s policy tactics, the far more troubling failures involve the absence of strategic common sense, creativity, and, above all, courage."

 

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FPRI's Jakub Grygiel in the American Interest on Why Le Petit Prince Should Be Required Reading

Jakub Grygiel"The Little Prince...points to a primordial source of political order—friendship—that is ignored by The Prince. Friendship—filos to the ancient Greeks—is foundational of social order. Without it, polities are either fragile or overbearing, yet state policies have little control over friendship, or what we moderns sometimes reduce to social trust or social capital.

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FPRI's Jakub Grygiel in the American Interest on our Ability to Deter Russia

Jakub Grygiel"Putin may even think that Russia’s superiority in tactical nuclear weapons can be translated into a victory in the competition with Europe."

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FPRI's Jacques deLisle Interviewed for Knowledge at Wharton Podcast on Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution

Jacques deLisle“On the other hand … some of the people who are the most vocal and most upset about the lack of democracy are ones who are genuinely discontented. That includes a lot of 20-somethings who are out of college but are having a hard time finding jobs.”

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FPRI's Clint Watts Profiled in the Boston Globe as New Breed of Jihadi Hunter

Clint Watts"But as the online jihadi hunters have risen in prominence, the establishment has increasingly started to embrace their work. White House officials have privately circulated Watts’s memos on the trajectory of global jihad. "

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Presenting the Fall 2014 Issue of Orbis

By Mackubin T. Owens


Mac Owens is Editor of Orbis, FPRI's quarterly journal of international affairs, and Senior Fellow in our Program on National Security. Orbis is published for the Foreign Policy Research Institute by Elsevier. For subscription or other information, visit: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/orbis/

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FPRI's Sumit Ganguly in Yale Global Online on Modi's Trip to Washington

Sumit Ganguly"To fulfill promises on economic prosperity for India, Modi must pursue a robust foreign policy."

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FPRI's Jacques deLisle Interviewed in El Pais International on Xi Jinping's Consolidation of Power in China

Jacques deLisle"Xi shared political goals have been vital to its predecessors: to maintain social order and political stability, keeping the Chinese Communist Party in power."

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FPRI's Ahmed Charai and Joseph Braude Write in the National Interest on ISIS' Female Recruits

Ahmed Charai
"Whatever the precise breakdown of national origins and proportion to men, female jihadists carry a significance greater than their numbers. From the cynical standpoint of ISIS and similarly-minded groups, they are a propaganda coup, and a further incentive to men to join their ranks."

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