From time to time, we post in this space articles by FPRI scholars that appear in scholarly journals, popular magazines, or newspapers.
According to this article for The Diplomat, China coordinates military, political, and legal power to be in a position to assert control over the East China Sea and South China Sea. The author is Commander James Kraska, JAGC, USN, holder of the Howard S. Levie Chair of Operational Law at the Center for Naval Warfare Studies, US Naval College — and FPRI Senior Fellow. These issues will be debated and discussed at the FPRI-ROA conference on US-Chinese Maritime Security Relations on May 13.
Harvey Sicherman, president of FPRI, reviews the international challenges for the Obama team in dealing with the economy, the war on terrorism, and Russia in Perspectives Papers on Current Affairs 52, published December 23, 2008 by the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA).
BESA Perspectives Papers 71 (March 3, 2009), is based on Fernando Navarrete’s December 2, 2008 lecture at the annual Wollinsky Symposium on “Global Challenges 2009” at Bar-Ilan University, co-sponsored by the BESA Center, FAES, and FPRI.
FPRI President Harvey Sicherman’s essay “Playing for the Breaks” has been published with the Washington Institute for Near East Policy’s Policy Focus #90, “Prevent Breakdown, Prepare for Breakthrough, How President Obama Can Promote Israeli-Palestinian Peace,” edited by David Pollock, December 2008.
As the subprime mortgage crisis shows, the global economy is more connected than ever before, and vastly more complex. Future crises could have roots far deeper and effects much wider, thus doing far more damage to the U.S. economy. Imagine, then, a small group of actors—none friendly to the United States—deliberately triggering an acute economic crisis at a time of their choosing. As FPRI Associate Scholar Felix Chang and Jonathan Goldman write in the May/June 2008 The American Interest, sadly, this scenario is not merely hypothetical.
FPRI Senior Fellow Michael P. Noonan, a U.S. Army Reserve captain, writes of his 14-month tour in northern Iraq in the November/December 2007 issue of The American Interest.
Andrew Garfield writes in the San Diego Union-Tribune, Oct. 3, 2007
Harvey Sicherman, President of FPRI, reviews Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East by Michael B. Oren in Fall 2007 issue of The Claremont Review of Books.
Orbis editor James Kurth considers, “does history teach or tease U.S. statesmen looking to create a world order?” in the July - August 2007 issue (Vol. 2 No. 6), of The American Interest, entitled “Force, Order, Strategy.”
This essay by John Hillen, Director of FPRI’s Program on National Security appeared in the Summer 2004 issue of The National Interest. It is posted here with the permission of The National Interest, Inc. and is for personal and fair use only.
These reviews by Harvey Sicherman, President of the Foreign Policy Research Institute, were published in the Summer 2004 issue of The National Interest. The piece is posted here with the permission of The National Interest, Inc. and is for personal and fair use only.
This article by Harvey Sicherman appeared in Philanthropy Magazine, November/December 2003.
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On November 15th at the FPRI annual dinner Fouad Ajami was presented with the Seventh Annual Benjamin Franklin Public Service Award. The event was attended by over 360 people.
Dr. John M. Templeton, Jr. was dinner chairman.
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