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Global Politics and Strategy
The editors of Survival and the judging panel are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2013 Palliser Essay Prize is ‘Europe’s Lost Decade’ by Thomas Wright.
By John A. Gans Jr
Erik Kirschbaum’s book on a 1988 concert in East Berlin explores the soft power of hard rock. It was the actions of East German officials, not the Boss’s words or music, that had the real impact.
By Mark Fitzpatrick
There are many ways the plan could go wrong, but initially it has worked better than expected. If this positive course continues there will be far-reaching benefits.
This issue includes articles on international affairs by Thomas Wright, John A. Gans Jr and Mark Fitzpatrick.
Twenty-four years ago, an elderly man emerged after 27 years in prison into a country whose future was balanced on...
The geographical North Pole seems to have a symbolic importance far outweighing any economic or strategic value it might have...
When Nelson Mandela died aged 95 last week, world leaders rushed to pay tribute to him. Of course, it did...
There’s a notable tendency in climate policy for policymakers to set targets in nice round numbers. The figure of 2°...
By Bruno Tertrais
Ward Wilson’s thesis that nuclear weapons lack salience is cogently presented and supported by good sources. For the most part, however, his analysis is unconvincing and flawed.
By Samuel Charap and Mikhail Troitskiy
The integration initiatives of the West and Russia have created an unnecessary rivalry.
By David P. Calleo
Heading off a threatening rupture will require a broader perspective on the past and the future.
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