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North Korea: A Provocation? No, A Predetermined Path

Why is there a repeated cycle but never a progress when negotiating with North Korea? Soo kook Kim provides her analysis in light of North Korea’s recent provocations.

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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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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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Post-Inaugural Tension

Ivan Khilko analyzes the political situation in Russia following Vladimir Putin’s return to the Kremlin.

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Britain, Europe, Scotland – and the Economist

Ted R. Bromund, Adjunct Professor with the Strategic Studies Program at SAIS, and Senior Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, examines the rise of Euroscepticism in post-war Great Britain.

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Democracy in Action: A Campaign Rally from the 2012 Taiwanese Presidential Elections

Our first meeting on the election study trip took us to AIT, the American Institute in Taiwan. Unfortunately, Professor Freeman was unable to make her connecting flight in Japan but she met up with us later in the afternoon. Photo by Cristina Garafola. Later in the day, we visited the Central Election Commission (CEC) to […]

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Terror in the Sinai: An End to Israeli-Egyptian Peace?

Growing terrorism in the Sinai peninsula is threatening peace between Egypt and Israel, a key stabilizer in the Middle East.

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Strategic Vision: An Interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski

The SAIS Review chats with former National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski about his new book, Strategic Vision, and some of the most pressing issues—American decline, Iran, and China—facing today’s policy-makers.

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Democracies Can Hit the Pause Button

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

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Making Biography in Foreign Policy: Elections 2012

This year’s slew of elections and other leadership selection processes will see new heads of state in many capitals around the world. Leadership matters—as Ralph Waldo Emerson put it, “there is properly no history, only biography….” Presidential elections have already been held in Taiwan and Russia this year, as have parliamentary elections in Greece and […]