The Uses and Abuses of the UN’s ‘China Resolution’

Editor’s Note: The People’s Republic of China asserts that UN General Assembly Resolution 2758—which gave Beijing the “Chinese seat” at the United Nations—adopts the country’s “One China Principle” and that member states thereby accepted that Taiwan is a part...

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Speaker Pelosi’s Taiwan Trip: What It Meant and What Comes Next?

Editor’s Note: On August 12, director of FPRI’s Asia Program Jacques deLisle, FPRI senior fellow Shelley Rigger, and Jude Blanchette discussed Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s controversial visit to Taiwan.  Carol “Rollie” Flynn: Good morning or good afternoon, depending on where...

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The Surprising Strategic Consequences of The War of 1812

Editor’s Note: On May 24, FPRI’s Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Walter McDougall discussed the 1812 war in the fifth annual Ginsburg-Satell Lecture on American Character and Identity at the Museum of the American Revolution. The lecture is made possible thanks...

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The First Annual Samuel J. Savitz Memorial Lecture on Cultural Diplomacy

Editor’s Note: On April 21, the first annual Samuel J. Savitz Memorial Lecture on Cultural Diplomacy was held to honor the memory of Samuel J. Savitz, a longtime FPRI Fellow and Vice Chairman of the FPRI’s Board of Trustees....

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Russia’s Long Shadow and the Future of Europe

The following is a transcript of FPRI’s event with Nikolas Gvosdev, Valbona Zeneli, and Andreas Umland, held on February 24, 2022.  Nick Gvosdev: Articles that appear in the current issue of Orbis, which we started to plan last year,...

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Weimar Forever: How the World of Today Resembles the Weimar Republic

The following is a transcript of an event held on January 4, 2022. Rollie Flynn: Good morning, and welcome to our event this morning, featuring Robert D. Kaplan, who is the Robert Strausz-Hupé Chair in Geopolitics at FPRI. He’s...

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Exclusive Interview: Russian Dissident and Former Duma Member Ilya Ponomarev

The following is a transcript of FPRI’s event with Russian dissident and former Duma member Ilya Ponomarev on January 28, 2022. Carol “Rollie” Flynn: Good afternoon and thank you for coming today. I’m Rollie Flynn the president of the...

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Countering Domestic Terrorism: Examining the Evolving Threat

Today, both international terrorists and domestic terrorists congregate, coordinate, and conspire online, often without having any direct connection or physical interactions with a terrorist organization or fellow adherents. Both types of terrorist perpetrate violence in pursuit of political or...

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The National Security Challenges of Artificial Intelligence, Manipulated Media, and “Deepfakes”

Statement Prepared for the U.S. House of Representatives – Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence – June 13, 2019 Clint Watts Distinguished Research Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute Non-Resident Fellow, Alliance For Securing Democracy, German Marshall Fund of the United...

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Terrorism and Social Media: Is Big Tech Doing Enough?

On January 17, 2018, Clint Watts will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Watts is a Robert A. Fox Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute, Senior Fellow, Center for Cyber and Homeland Security, the George Washington University,...

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