Outside Publications

 Outside Publications


The National Interest

Trump’s Speech: A Vision, but No Strategy


The Hon. Dov S. Zakheim

The National Interest Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress was nowhere near as incendiary as many of his speeches during his successful run for the presidency. ...

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Ethics and International Affairs

The Great Divide: Democracy’s Future


Nikolas K. Gvosdev

Ethics and International Affairs I had the opportunity this past Saturday to take part in a day-long conference, “The Great Divide: Democracy’s Future” (sponsored by American University’s School of ...

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The National Interest

Damage Done: How Russia Hysteria Has Hurt U.S.-Russia Relations


Nikolas K. Gvosdev

The National Interest The Russia hysteria that is sweeping Washington, DC must end before severe and irreversible damage is done both to American domestic politics and U.S. international standing. ...

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World Politics Review

Can Algeria’s Fractured Islamists Retain Their Appeal as a Movement?


Vish Sakthivel

World Politics Review Ahead of parliamentary elections in May, Algeria’s fractious Islamist parties have announced unlikely new sets of electoral blocs. The confusing new coalitions are not just the ...

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Boston Herald

Owens: Energy policy gets a fresh start


Mackubin Thomas Owens

Boston Herald A cornerstone of the Obama administration’s energy policy was a very open war on fossil fuels. Coal was the most prominent target, but oil and natural gas ...

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The Washington Post

3 things to know about the Trump administration’s warning shots on NATO


Michael Cecire

The Washington Post “Americans cannot care more for your children’s security than you do,” U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis cautioned NATO defense ministers in Brussels in mid-February, urging European ...

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Georgetown Journal of International Affairs

Power, Legitimacy, and the Self-Limiting Logic of Terrorism


Barak Mendelsohn

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs Terrorism is a coercive strategy used by groups seeking to compel stronger enemies to accept their demands. To better understand the logic of terrorism ...

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The National Interest

The Trump Administration’s Internal War over Russia


Nikolas K. Gvosdev

The National Interest The ancient Chinese philosopher Xun Qing Zi once wrote, “If you do not understand the leader, just look at the ministers by his side and you ...

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Outside Publications

Why China Lost About $3.8 Trillion To Capital Flight In The Last Decade


Frank R. Gunter

Forbes Over the last decade, an estimated $3.8 trillion in capital has left China. Net foreign direct investment over the same period of time has amounted to $1.3 trillion, ...

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Lawfare

Why the United States Should Be as Circumspect as the British about the Muslim Brotherhood


Lorenzo Vidino

Lawfare Over the next few weeks the Muslim Brotherhood is likely to feature at the center of Washington’s political debate. Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and Senator Ted Cruz have recently ...

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