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FPRI Special Briefing: U.S. Sanctions Against Russia

On March 2, the Biden administration announced sanctions against Russia in response to the poisoning of Alexey Navalny. Although the sanctions are not against any top Russian officials, the Russian government is likely to retaliate. How has the opposition...

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FRPI Special Event: An Update on the Ethiopia-Tigray Crisis

Braving the Cold: Climate, Competition, and Collaboration in the Arctic Sea Lanes

With sea lanes opening in the Arctic, a new race for resources has created opportunities for both cooperation and competition among Arctic nations and great powers alike. With Russia assuming the rotating chair of the Arctic Council this year,...

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Exploring China’s Autonomous Regions

Thinking about Iran

As tensions between the US and Iran ratchet up, and the 2015 nuclear deal increasingly looks like a dead letter, the prospect of war – whether by intention or by accident – is a growing concern. Is there a...

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From Counterterrorism to Conventional Threats: The Future of War

For the inaugural session of our new Main Line Briefings, hosted and cosponsored by The Haverford School, we are pleased to feature an in-depth conversation between Drs. Marisa Porges (Head of The Baldwin School) and John Nagl (Headmaster of...

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Baltic Independence at 100

  In this lecture, Stephen Kotkin will explore the geopolitical forces that buffeted the Baltic states during the 20th century and the strategies that these countries have used to preserve their independence. In the aftermath of World War I,...

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Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War

Drawing on recently declassified documents, John Lehman tells the untold story of the Cold War at sea — and why it matters today. John’s story is also an FPRI story as he got his start here when he was...

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Is Israel Losing Its Soul?

On July 19, Israel’s parliament passed a controversial nation-state law. Designed by its proponents to promote Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, it is seen by its critics there and abroad as fundamentally anti-democratic. In this conversation with Barak...

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Authoritarianism in Europe in the 20th Century – and the 21st