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  • fpri60In honor of FPRI’s 60th anniversary, each of its research program’s produced an edited volume meant to provide the reader with a taste of the quality analysis we produced on a diverse array of topics over the previous decade. They can be accessed here

Islamists and Autocrats: What the Next Administration Needs to Know about Egypt

September 19, 2016 · Aaron Rock-Singer

Usually we think of Egypt's political future as a contest between secular autocrats, on the one hand, and Islamists, on the other. In doing so, we misapprehend both the autocrats and the Islamists, and Dr. Rock-Singer explains how—and ...

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Foresight into 21st Century Conflict: End of the Greatest Illusion?

September 19, 2016 · Frank G. Hoffman

The number of conflicts is again on the rise as both states and violent actors contend for influence and seek to establish their position. Contrary to optimistic depictions of the present international system, there are powers seeking to alter ...

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Great War at Sea: Remembering the Battle of Jutland

May 27, 2016 · John H. Maurer

This year marks the hundredth anniversary of the largest sea fight of the First World War, a clash between the main fleets of Germany and Great Britain that took place on the afternoon and evening of 31 May 1916 ...

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The Best of FPRI’s Essays on Asia, 2005-2015

January 31, 2016 · Jacques deLisle

In the sixty years since the founding of the Foreign Policy Research Institute, no region of the world has undergone greater transformation or posed more varied and complex challenges for the foreign policy of the United States than has ...

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The Best of FPRI’s Essays on National Security, 2005-2015

September 17, 2015 · Michael P. Noonan

Matters of national security have concerned the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) ever since its founding in 1955. They are especially concerning during times of war—as the United States has been every day since September 11, 2001. But today’s ...

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Parliament without Politics: The Effort to Consolidate Authoritarian Rule

August 12, 2015 · Ann M. Lesch

Introduction General Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, Egypt’s ruler since July 2013, brooks no dissent. Having “saved” Egypt from the Muslim Brothers, he has ruled by decree in the absence of a parliament, supported by a handpicked technocratic cabinet. His security apparatus ...

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Where the Lions Are — Gazprom’s “Energetic Pliers” and Aspirations of a Eurasian Archipelago: The Geopolitics of Russia’s Networked Energy Infrastructure

August 6, 2015 · John R. Haines

“I sit on a man’s back, choking him, and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by any means possible, except getting off ...

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The Best of FPRI’s Essays on America and the West, 1993-2015

August 4, 2015 · Ronald J. Granieri

From its founding in 1955, the Foreign Policy Research Institute has always been deeply interested in the relationship between the United States of America and Europe, the two main constituent parts of the cultural, political, and historical community of ...

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A Quick Guide to the Foreign Policy Views of the Republican Presidential Candidates

July 15, 2015 · Brandon George Whitehill

At a Glance As of this writing, sixteen candidates are formally running for the nomination of the Republican Party for the presidency of the United States. Our purpose here is modest: to report on the foreign policy views of ...

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The Best of FPRI’s Essays on Democratic Transitions

July 2, 2015 · Maia Otarashvili

We launched the Project on Democratic Transitions a decade ago in reaction to the fifteen years of dramatic change that followed the fall of the Berlin Wall. The communist dictatorships of Europe and Eurasia had crumbled and been followed ...

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