Can Putin Resurrect Russia and Reassert it as a Global Power?

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Grand Strategy, Politics and Society
Following the end of World War II, the Soviet Union under Russia’s control was considered the major power in Europe and Asia, rivaled in economic and military strength by only the U.S. However, since the Soviet Union’s ... Read More »

The East’s Dilemma: The Power of Persuasion and the Importance of Influence

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Diplomacy, Grand Strategy, Security/Intelligence
Russian president Vladimir Putin once described the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991 as the ‘greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the 20th century.’ ... Read More »

The Integration of Church and State in Russian Policy

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Grand Strategy, Politics and Society
The Russian Orthodox Church serves two distinct functions: first and arguably foremost, the Church is a community for the faithful. Second, the Church has become one of Russia’s largest social and political institutions ... Read More »

Working With/In Nonalignment

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Global Development, Grand Strategy
In a recent post, I advocated for an expanded American strategic relationship with India. High-level cooperation between the two countries would create a ... Read More »

The Pivot to India

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Diplomacy, Grand Strategy
The US—India relationship is vital to America’s political and economic interests. A ... Read More »

Countering Violent Extremism

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Grand Strategy, Politics and Society
Last week, members of the Grand Strategy and Middle East Discussion Groups held a joint meeting where they discussed the lessons learned from countering violent extremism (CVE). Bidjan Nashat, a member of the Middle ... Read More »

Lt. Benjamin Luxenberg – A Model for YPFP Members

Posted on [created] by Matt Hays in Economics and Finance, Grand Strategy, Leadership
  Young Professionals in Foreign Policy’s (YPFP) mission is to foster the next generation of foreign policy leaders, the men and women who will be forced to make far-reaching decisions that will drive firms, non-profits ... Read More »

Still on Top

Posted on [created] by Matt Hays in Grand Strategy, Security/Intelligence
Recently, the U.S. arms industry has enjoyed a string of banner years. So it was surprising to read Jonathan Caverley and Ethan Kapstein's claim that Washington has lost its dominance in the global arms market. Reports ... Read More »

Is the US Economy Ready to Navigate the Asia Century?

Posted on [created] by jamiecirrito in Economics and Finance, Grand Strategy
For years the US has been unmatched in education and innovation. But the past 30 years of relative political stability in China has constituted a unique period in its modern history, providing China with the opportunity ... Read More »

How Millennials Can Create Global Systemic Change

Posted on [created] by Hila Mehr in Grand Strategy, Leadership
Our world doesn’t need people to hand out fish. It doesn’t need people to teach others how to fish. It needs people to change the fishing industry entirely. That was the resounding message at the ... Read More »