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Echoes of the Thatcher’s Nuclear Deterrence Narratives
Echoes of the Thatcher’s Nuclear Deterrence Narratives

Prime Minister Sunak's recent statement about nuclear deterrence echoes the words of Margaret Thatcher. By Dr. Alexander Kostyuk. (02/18/2024)

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Rapid Geopolitical Chess: a Nuclear Deterrence and the War in Ukraine
Rapid Geopolitical Chess: a Nuclear Deterrence and the War in Ukraine

Author examines nuclear deterrence and the war in Ukraine. By Dr. Alexander Kostyuk. (12/28/2023)

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Does Geopolitical Deterrence Still Explain the Development of the War in Ukraine and is it Enough for the Post-War Security of Europe?
Does Geopolitical Deterrence Still Explain the Development of the War in Ukraine and is it Enough for the Post-War Security of Europe?

Does geopolitical deterrence explain the war in Ukraine? What has the war mean for European security and NATO? By Alexander Kostyuk, PhD, DBA. (12/14/2023)

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The U.S. Should Push to Disband the RSF Militia
The U.S. Should Push to Disband the RSF Militia

Author argues for action by the US in the Sudanese war and have the RSF militia disbanded. By Mohamed Suliman. (10/23/2023)

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Hamas Attack on China
Hamas Attack on China

Ramifications of the Hamas attack on Israel extend geopolitically around the world. By Dr. Manlio Graziano. (10/09/2023)

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Palestinian Terror is Not an Act of Fate
Palestinian Terror is Not an Act of Fate

To makes strides towards peace, Israelis and Palestinians must find balance and acceptance of their respective narratives. By Dr. Alexander Loengarov. (09/19/2023)

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The RSF Militia Can't Play Any Political Role
The RSF Militia Can't Play Any Political Role

Author argues the RSF militia can't play any political role in Sudan. By Mohamed Suliman. (08/31/2023)

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The Role of Hindutva: Analyzing the Impact on Religious Harmony in India
The Role of Hindutva: Analyzing the Impact on Religious Harmony in India

Issues and threats created by Hindutva nationalism to Central Asia. By Muhammad Wasama Khalid. (07/03/2023)

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The Controversial Case of Pakistan's Nuclear Proliferation
The Controversial Case of Pakistan's Nuclear Proliferation

Pakistan's nuclear proliferation and its wide-ranging implications for global security. By Hamna Hafeez. (06/20/2023)

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Why Can't Global Diplomacy or International Law Cannot Stop War in Ukraine?
Why Can't Global Diplomacy or International Law Cannot Stop War in Ukraine?

What are the limitations of global diplomacy and international law in preventing the ongoing war in Ukraine? Author explains. By Paulina Buzaite. (05/23/2023)

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Pakistan National Security: Challenges and Solutions
Pakistan National Security: Challenges and Solutions

Author presents potential solutions presented to Pakistan's security challenges.  By Maria Mansab. (05/22/2023)

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Pakistan-U.S. anti-terrorism dialogue: looking for ways to counter the upsurging threat
Pakistan-U.S. anti-terrorism dialogue: looking for ways to counter the upsurging threat

How should Pakistan and the United States jointly approach counter terrorism efforts? By Addul Mussawer Safi. (04/18/2023)

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The Case for Removal
The Case for Removal

The stationing of nuclear weapons in Turkey puts the US at risk.  By Andrew Crabtree. (07/07/2021)

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The Philippines’ Anti-Terrorism Act: A Permission Slip for Human Rights Violations
The Philippines’ Anti-Terrorism Act: A Permission Slip for Human Rights Violations

Author calls for more action towards the current human rights situation in the Philippines, particularly regarding the Anti-Terrorism Law.  By Mirashaye Basa. (05/06/2021)

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President Trump Turns Off the Light and Bolts the Door as He Leaves the White House
President Trump Turns Off the Light and Bolts the Door as He Leaves the White House

Ramifications of the U.S. withdrawal The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and what lies ahead.  By Nacer Ben Driouich. (12/30/2020)

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The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Has No Military Solution
The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Has No Military Solution

Amid escalated 6-week military confrontation, experts have called for a political solution to the situation around Nagorno-Karabakh and mutual concessions.  By Malika Mukhitdinova. (12/23... Read More...



Boogaloo Bois and al-Hashd al-Shaabi: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Boogaloo Bois and al-Hashd al-Shaabi: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Examining commonalities between insurgent forces and U.S. far-right groups.  What are the effects on each state?  By Blake Vieira. (10/12/2020)

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Soleimani’s assassination triggers US-Iran standoff
Soleimani’s assassination triggers US-Iran standoff

A precarious situation in the Middle East between the United States and Iran. By Malik Ayub Sumba. (01/07/2020)

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America’s opportunity to show solidarity (in action) with Sri Lanka
America’s opportunity to show solidarity (in action) with Sri Lanka

The Board of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) will review a proposed $480 million compact with Sri Lanka this week.  Supporting it will show solidrity in the wake of the recent terro... Read More...



The ‘Great Wall of Sand’ is Just the Beginning
The ‘Great Wall of Sand’ is Just the Beginning

Rising risks associated with the expansion of small islands and reefs in the South China Sea into sprawling Chinese military assets. (12/28/2018)

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CSIS - Extremism YT
CSIS - Extremism YT (02/24/2018)


Cooperation: The Key to Strengthening ASEAN Security
Cooperation: The Key to Strengthening ASEAN Security

The road ahead for ASEAN states and the role of the Philippines in it.  By Anushka Kapahi. (12/02/2017)

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National Security and Climate Change
National Security and Climate Change

What are security impacts of climate change? By Adam Thomas (11/18/2017)

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Two angry children with lit matches on the brink of causing destruction
Two angry children with lit matches on the brink of causing destruction

Looking at the U.S.-North Korea nuclear situation. By Tahi Izumi. (10/30/2017)

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The New Frontiers of National Defense
The New Frontiers of National Defense

How can African countries tackle the security challenges posed by cyber-attacks and pandemics? By Lewi Negede Lewi. (08/01/2017)

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WMD: A Case Study on Nuclear Terrorism
WMD: A Case Study on Nuclear Terrorism

Essay analyzes the WMD threat and offers preventive measures to mitigate the threat. By Shakthi De  Silva. (07/17/2017)

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Diamer Bhasha Dam: Islamabad’s Gambit with Beijing for Water Security
Diamer Bhasha Dam: Islamabad’s Gambit with Beijing for Water Security

Issues and complications surrounding Pakistan's Diamer Bhasha Dam. By Prof. Adarsh Vijay. (07/14/2017)

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The US Unilateral Strike against Syria: Another Missed Test on the Credibility of the Theory of Resp
The US Unilateral Strike against Syria: Another Missed Test on the Credibility of the Theory of Resp

Analyzing the theory of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) in the context of the recent US strike against Syria.  By Dr. Ilja Richard Pavone. (05/05/2017)

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Iran’s Overseas Ambitions: Signs of a Naval Conundrum
Iran’s Overseas Ambitions: Signs of a Naval Conundrum

What lies ahead for Iran's overseas naval ambitionsBy Adarsh Vijay. (02/23/2017)

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Donald Trump, the Nuclear Issue and Nuclear War
Donald Trump, the Nuclear Issue and Nuclear War

What's in store for nuclear policy under the Trump administration?  By Markus Wauran. (01/31/2017)

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