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Global Politics and Strategy
01 December 2008.
In the December 2008–January 2009 issue of Survival, James Dobbins analyses US presidents and nation-building from FDR to George W. Bush, and Robert E. Hunter assesses whether the US will have a new Middle East strategy. Robert Zoellick looks at fragile states and securing development. Hugh White explores why war in Asia is still 'thinkable', while Richard A. Bitzinger and Barry Desker analyse why it is unlikely. Alexander Nicoll provides a commentary on the importance of the global financial crisis, and a review essay by Raffaello Pantucci looks at al-Qaeda's evolution.
01 October 2008.
In the October–November 2008 issue of Survival, Toby Dodge asks what the future holds for Iraq with a new US president, David P. Calleo analyses US unipolarity, and Mitchell B. Reiss explores what America can do to restore its image in international relations. The issue includes a commentary by Gareth Jenkins on Turkey's domestic tensions; Patrick Clemson and Michael Eisenstadt on the military options for halting Iran's nuclear programme; an assessment of planetary defence against comets and asteroids by Mark Buckman and Robert Gold; and a review of presidents and American identity by Spencer Ackerman.
01 August 2008.
In the August–September 2008 issue of Survival, L. Paul Bremer, James Dobbins and David Gompert look back on Iraq in retrospect, analysing the decisions of the Coalition Provisional Authority. John R. Schmidt explores why Europe is a leader in combatting climate change. Roland Dannreuther and Luke March assess Moscow's actions and policies in Chechnya, and Nina Caspersen examines separatism and democracy in the broader Caucasus region. The issue also features Commentary from Paul Ayson and Brendan Taylor on China's power post-Olympics, and a review essay by H.R. McMaster on the lessons modern soldiers can learn from ancient military strategy.
01 June 2008.
In the June–July 2008 issue of Survival, Alan Dupont discusses the strategic implications of climate change. Ian Bremmer notes the return of state capitalism after a dominant phase of a liberal economics; James Dobbins explores Europe's role in nation-building and peacekeeping, and Lyle Golstein looks at the lessons for China's PLA in the Falklands. Featuring Commentary by Justin Vaisse on Nikolas Sarkozy's personal and political style. This issue also features a review essay on US espionage by Simon Chesterman and 're-orienting Japan', by Rajan Menon.
01 April 2008.
The April–May issue of Survival features Nader Elhefnawy on the impending oil shock, Bruce Riedel on South Asia's nuclear decade, and Austin Long on the Iraq's Anbar Awakening. Nathan Converse and Ethan B. Kapstein examine the threat to young democracies and Christopher S. Chivvis recounts the making of Macedonia. With commentary by David Gowan on Kosovo and Serbia, Jonathan Stevenson on Kenya's elections and Walter B. Slocombe on Europe, Russia and American missile defence.
01 February 2008.
The February–March 2008 issue of Survival looks at the George W. Bush years and beyond. H.R. McMaster examines the lessons to be learned for future military campaigns, Joseph Nye, Jr discusses how America can recover its leadership role. Peter Wehner, Kishore Mahbubani and Philip H. Gordon evaluate Bush's performance in the 'war on terror'. Robert Litwak looks at the diplomatic options available for dealing with nuclear ambitions in Iran and North Korea. Thomas R. Pickering assesses the UN's role in Iraq and Mai Yamani explores how Saudi Arabia has played a more ambitious role in foreign affairs yet remains immobile in the face of domestic divisions.
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