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

Michael McFaul is the Director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies,...
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Journey to Rio: An Analysis of the Success of the Refugee Olympic Team

Olympic athletes from the Refugee team stand together during the welcome ceremony in...
Noam Chomsky speaking in 2015. CC BY-SA 2.0

Populism and Terror: An Interview with Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is a philosopher, social critic, political activist, and pioneering linguist. Having...
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel gets a look at the latest high-tech projects being developed for wounded soldiers by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, DARPA, including the ATLAS Robot, center, demonstrated by engineer Brad Tousley, right, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at the Pentagon.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Ethics and Implications of Modern Warfare: Robotic Systems and Human Optimization

The Ethical Questions of Military Technology In 1139, Pope Innocent II led the...
Army Spc. Grant Richardson stands guard duty in a tower at Forward Operating Base Hieder in the Ninewa Province town of Rabi'ah, Iraq, on June 30, 2005. Photo taken by Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert M. Schalk, U.S. Navy, accessed via Wikimedia Commons.

Adapting to the Evolving Strategic Environment – Applying the Lessons of the Global War on Terror to Future Threats

  A career in the US Army in the last fifteen years has...
Syrian refugees and migrants pass through Slovenia. Photo accessed via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Into the Mind of the Refugee: Unpacking Modern Refugee Mental Health

The story of the refugee is not new. From the times of the...
A pro-Russian soldier stands next to a tank in Perevalne, Ukraine on March 14, 2014. Photo credit: AP Images.

Russia and the West: Russia’s Recent Assertiveness, Western Response, and What the Future May Hold

In late February 2014, when the Kalashnikov-wielding “little green men” appeared—apparently out of...
Studies have shown that European immigrants, who have been accused of causing economic strain in the UK, may actually provide crucial skills in key industries. Photo courtesy of BT Group.

Brexit: A Forecast of Regret for Britain’s Biggest Decision of 2016

On June 24, 2016, Britain reached a final decision on the biggest question...
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks speaks at a press conference announcing his winning of the Templeton Prize. Photo credit: AP Images.

Reconciling Religion’s Role in the West: An Interview with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is a British religious scholar and philosopher who served...
The two Brexiteers. Photo by Garry Knight and Policy Exchange. CC-BY-2.0

Referen-dumb: Brexit, Colombia, and the Flaws of Direct Democracy

A few things have gone very wrong when a Google search for “2016 bad...