Posted on Adam Elkus, Michael P. Noonan The Philadelphia PapersThis Philadelphia Paper provides a theoretical and applied introduction to Competitive Shaping, an umbrella term for a variety of discrete means of contesting the state and the system surrounding it, contesting hearts and minds, and various aspects of how competitive success and failure in such endeavors are to be ...Posted on John R. Haines E-NotesIn the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union, writes Elena Chebankova, "Russia's 'natural' mission was seen in embracing liberal democratic values and joining the 'normal' (western) league of states with its institutions serving as a benchmark of progressing development. The arrival of Putin has subverted this paradigm. ...Posted on Hajnalka Vincze The American Review of Books, Blogs, and BullWith the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the decision to transfer the U.S. embassy there, U.S. President Donald Trump has made a first step to break one of Europe’s most deeply anchored reflexes. As former European Commissioner Chris Patten noted, “The main determinant of Europe’s ...Posted on George W. Croner E-NotesThe Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) has existed since 1978, but rarely does it prompt the sort of public attention it has received in the past several months. In part, this was an inevitable by-product of the reauthorization debate surrounding FISA Section 702, one of the more controversial elements ...
Featured ItemsWhen Americans discuss Russia’s economy, words such as corruption, kleptocracy, and petrostate dominate the conversation. These buzzwords miss the point. Anyone with even a passing knowledge of Russia knows that the country is badly governed. But the interesting question ...Over recent weeks, events involving North Korea have been dramatic, to say the least. In rapid succession, we have gone from Pyongyang’s surprise participation in the Winter Olympics to a highly choreographed and visually compelling meeting between the leaders ...Broken international agreements, historical cleavages, and Russia’s use of both hard and soft power in the Baltic states have caused some analysts to worry that another conflict in Eastern Europe awaits. Fearing that the Kremlin will launch a Crimea-style ...
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