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Global Politics and Strategy
By Michael O'Hanlon
Whatever its merits and motivations, the process of NATO enlargement has run its course.
By Walter Posch
The greatest challenge for the West in dealing with Iran stems not so much from its behaviour in the Middle East, or even its nuclear programme, as from uncertainty about its ultimate strategic goals.
By Christopher D. Kolenda
The decision to do more of the same and expect different results underscores a broader strategic bankruptcy within the US national-security establishment.
Also featuring Steve Andreasen, Reinhard Wolf and Dana H. Allin.
The latest version of US President Donald Trump’s travel ban is as factually baseless and counterproductive as its predecessors.
Fabrice Pothier interprets French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent speech as heralding a bold and ambitious – if not essentially new...
Erik Jones explores the damage done to Spanish democracy by the conflict over voting for Catalonian independence.
Iran is clearly meeting the criteria for re-certification of its compliance with the nuclear deal, writes Mark Fitzpatrick.
By Erica Frantz and Andrea Kendall-Taylor
The twenty-first-century autocrat is not the same as his Cold War predecessor.
By Rebecca Friedman Lissner
Lessons learned in the First Gulf War have shaped the trajectory of US post-Cold War nuclear policy.
By Michael Elleman
North Korea’s rapid progression in long-range missile technology is due to its acquisition of a high-performance liquid-propellant engine.
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