Chris Riehl

Chris Riehl

Chris Riehl earned a Master of International Affairs degree from George Washington University and a BA in international affairs and history from Western Kentucky University. He formerly wrote for GW’s International Affairs Review, and his graduate work has appeared in Tufts University, Columbia University, George Washington University, and Johns Hopkins University publications. He is a native of Louisville, Kentucky.

The United States Needs India and Taiwan to Counterbalance China: Will the “Milk Tea Alliance” Work?

The White House declassified one of its most sensitive operational policies, the “U.S. strategic framework for the Indo-Pacific,” as part of the final maneuvers of Donald Trump’s presidency in early January 2021.[1] That decision bewildered diplomats, policymakers, and scholars at home and abroad.…

Evaluating the Nature of the Putin Regime: A Book Review of Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and Then Took on the West

In her book, Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and Then Took on the West, former British investigative journalist Catherine Belton argues that the former KGB officer is determined to continue the Cold War in order to crush the West. The article evaluates Belton’s claims and logic on the nature of Putin’s regime.