Perspectives Archive

West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl with East German President Hans Modrow and the mayors of East and West Berlin at the opening of the Brandenburg Gate in December 1989.
11(3) Tenth Anniversary 1989, Analysis, Eastern Europe, Europe, Perspectives, Politics, Security, Western Europe

A Challenge for the Future: East-West Relations and Arms Control

19(1) Winter 1997, East Asia, Eastern Europe, Economics, North America, Perspectives, Politics, Western Europe

A Capital Century: Thoughts on the Triumphant Model

14(4) Summer 1992, Economics, North America, Perspectives

Voodoo Curse: Exorcising the Legacy of Reaganomics

16(3) Summer 1994, Economics, Perspectives, Politics, Western Europe

The New Italian Miracle: Disaffection and Political Upheaval in Italy

19(1) Winter 1997, Analysis, Europe, North America, Perspectives, Politics, Security, Western Europe

Arsenal of Discretion: Responsible Arms Transfer Policy

Oct. 28, 2013
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37(2) Winter 2016, Americas, Health, North America, Perspectives

The Kids Are All Right: Good News From the Dismal Science About Our Children

Africa, Americas, Asia, Central America, Eastern Europe, Economics, Europe, Middle East, Perspectives, Politics, South America, Western Europe

Liberalization and Democratization: How the World Can Modernize

A Russian tank participates in military exercises in 2013. Photo via, CC BY-SA 4.0.
Blog, Eastern Europe, Europe, Perspectives, Politics, Security

The Nuclear Fallout of Trump’s Possible Détente with Putin

37(4) Fall 2016, Global Notebook, Human Rights, Perspectives, Politics, Western Europe

Criminalization of the Burkini

Eastern Europe, Economics, Europe, Human Rights, Perspectives, Politics, Security

Negotiating with the Kremlin: Considerations for Future US Policy towards Russia