Dr. Lilia Shevtsova explains what Russia’s foreign policy objectives are and how the West can respond. … More Lilia Shevtsova on What Putin Really Wants
America’s policy of reassuring defense of Taiwan isn’t working. Regional deterrence might, argues Alice Cho. … More U.S. Strategy of Reassurance is No Longer Enough for Taiwan
Carolin Wefer reviews “Kissinger on Kissinger”, a book that explores the actions and rationale of former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. … More Book Review: “Kissinger on Kissinger”
What international political trends should you follow in the year ahead? Our editors explain. … More 3 Foreign Policy Trends to Watch in 2021
COVID-19 has exacerbated the differences among the BRICS. Anna Nadibaidze asks: can this group survive in the post-pandemic world? … More Can the BRICS Withstand the Pandemic?
Think sports and politics can’t mix? This year’s Winter Olympics shows why they should, writes Annie May Byrne Noonan. … More Can the Winter Olympics Help Thaw Global Relations?
As the year draws to a close, our Editor-in-Chief Madeline McSherry reviews five must-read political books written by women in 2017. … More Editor’s Picks: 5 Must-Read Political Books of 2017
North Korea is a serious challenge to global stability. But if we want to do something about it, we’ll need to open up dialogue with Pyongyang—and each other, writes Alexandra V. … More Can North Korea Bring the World Together?
Yes, we should fear Russia, but not for the reasons you think. Alexandra Vlada takes a look at Dmitri Trenin’s outstanding contribution to understanding Russian-Western relations. … More Book Review: ‘Should We Fear Russia’ by Dmitri Trenin
The West is focusing on winning a popularity contest on Syria, and it’s damaging the potential for peace in the war-torn country, writes Alexandra Vlada. … More In Syria, the West is Practicing PR, Not Foreign Policy