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Global Politics and Strategy
By Hal Brands
President Donald Trump is taking aim at many of the core ideas and practices that have made the United States such an effective global leader.
By Morena Skalamera
Although Russia can no longer exercise hegemonic power or demand exclusive rights of engagement, it is still the preponderant regional player in Central Asia.
By Jeffrey Lewis and Bruno Tertrais
Whether or not American policy after the 2013 Syrian chemical-weapons attack was wise, its execution was bungled, causing unnecessary harm to the US–France relationship.
Also featuring Richard G. Whitman, Alex Grigsby, Elizabeth Pond and John L. Harper.
Should Trump be appeased? Dana Allin reflects on the president’s first year in office.
The Trump administration should continue to waive nuclear-related sanctions, lift the travel ban and support Iranian domestic freedoms.
As the prospect of war with North Korea becomes more likely, Mark Fitzpatrick discusses the role of Pakistan and India...
A selection of our favourite essays this year.
By Ian Anthony
Losing the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty could lead to destabilising changes in American, Russian and European forces and doctrines.
By Erik Jones
Leaders can harvest great rewards by appealing to narrow identities, but only at the expense of long-term stability.
By Nelly Lahoud
The Islamic State after the caliphate may yet inspire more and increasing violence.
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