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    Building on the Iran Nuclear Agreement

    20 March 2017.  The new constraints on, and monitoring of, Iran’s nuclear programme could be held as the gold standard for a strengthened non-proliferation regime.

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    Small States and Finlandisation in the Age of Trump

    20 March 2017.  In a multipolar world with weak institutions, and where the alternative can be chaos and war, Finlandisation is better than its reputation.

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    The Emperor vs the Adults: Donald Trump and Wilhelm II

    20 March 2017.  The analogy between the US president and German emperor works because of similar institutional and international realities, and because personality matters.

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    Iran’s Revolutionary Guards: Readying Strength

    20 March 2017.  The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is a state sponsor of terrorism, economic juggernaut, internal security service, expeditionary force and key political actor.

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    Book Reviews

    20 March 2017.  War, Conflict and the Military H.R. McMaster
    Middle East Ray Takeyh
    Politics and International Relations Gilles Andréani
    United States David C. Unger

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    General McMaster’s Sandwich

    20 March 2017.  The new US national security advisor’s effectiveness will depend on President Donald Trump’s whim.

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    Understanding the US–Russia Nuclear Schism

    20 March 2017.  The deep strategic differences between the United States and Russia, and the origins of those differences, have never been properly understood by either side.

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    Was Libya’s Collapse Predictable?

    20 March 2017.  The debate over whether the Libyan intervention was justified should take as its starting point the imponderables facing decision-makers in March 2011.

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    Noteworthy

    20 March 2017.  In the April–May 2017 issue, François Heisbourg presents an analogy between Donald Trump and Kaiser Wilhelm II and argues that personality matters; Ash Carter examines why the United States continues its engagement in the Middle East; Mark Fitzpatrick sets out priorities for tackling the Iranian nuclear threat; Alexey Arbatov analyses the differences between the US and Russia in thinking on nuclear weapons; Hans Mouritzen defends the strategy of Finlandisation; Robert...

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    Genius and Mastery in Military Innovation

    20 March 2017.  When it comes to creating new battlefield concepts and capabilities, buying cutting-edge machines is not enough.

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