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Uncharted Waters: Maritime Security and Resource Challenges Panel

On December 9th, the SAIS Review welcomed Caitlyn Antrim, James Bridger, and William Komiss for the “Uncharted Waters: Maritime Security and Resource Challenges” panel in Rome Auditorium.

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An Interview with Vanda Felbab-Brown

Vanda Felbab-Brown, senior fellow at the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at the Brookings Institution, discusses her research on piracy, enforcement and illegal fishing with Assistant Editor Bartholomew Thanhauser.

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Economics Events Governance & Law Policy & Politics Security & Conflict

SAIS Review of International Affairs Summer/Fall 2013 Launch Event

Please join the SAIS Review for a launch event on Monday, December 9th at 4:30 PM in the Rome Auditorium. Light refreshments will be served! RSVP to sais.review@gmail.com OR on our Facebook event page.

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Governance & Law North America Policy & Politics Security & Conflict

Gauging the Foreign and Domestic Impacts of Snowden’s Revelations

Tyler Owens, a second-year MA student at SAIS, discusses the effects of the NSA spying scandal on data security and international public opinion.

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Africa Governance & Law Policy & Politics Security & Conflict

Somali Autonomy and the Failure of the Puntland Maritime Police Force

Evan Fowler, a second-year master’s candidate at SAIS, examines the political and economic forces that contributed to the rise of piracy in Somalia, and the failure of the Puntland Maritime Police Force in combating piracy.

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Asia Pacific Civil Society Governance & Law Policy & Politics

Xi Jinping and the Challenges of Chinese Leadership

Bernard Geoxavier examines the upcoming changes in Beijing’s leadership process, informed by his research at the Hopkins Nanjing Center on the domestic political determinants of Chinese foreign policy.

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In A G-Zero World, It’s Every Nation For Itself

Devin Stewart reviews Ian Bremmer’s new book, “Every Nation For Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World.”

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Asia Pacific Economics Governance & Law Interviews North America Policy & Politics

The Global Leadership Vacuum: An Interview with Ian Bremmer, President and Founder, Eurasia Group

The SAIS Review’s Editor-in-Chief, Joshua Grundleger, and Senior Editor, Sean Creehan, recently sat down with Ian Bremmer, founder and president of Eurasia Group, a global political risk research and consulting firm. Dr. Bremmer discussed the outlook for 2012 and the hidden risks that face the international system. Dr. Bremmer created Wall Street’s first global political risk index and has […]

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Governance & Law Middle East Security & Conflict

Sovereignty and Responsibility in Syria

In the Spring of 2011, the world watched as a generation of Tunisians and Egyptians took to the streets in revolutions that eventually toppled the regimes against which they were protesting. The Arab Spring uprisings spread across the Middle East and eventually into Syria where protestors have been met by the resolute and armed conviction of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad that he will not be removed from power. Over 7,000 people have so far died in the Syrian uprising; in the city of Homs the sidewalks run red with blood.

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Civil Society Economics Europe Governance & Law North America Policy & Politics

Democracies Can Hit the Pause Button

Democracies on both sides of the Atlantic are facing challenges — causing chatter amongst pundits about decline or dissolution.