Tag: Regional Studies Program

FORECASTING THE 2019 SOUTH AFRICAN ELECTIONS

Democracy in South Africa is still fairly young. … The people of South Africa ...

TRANSATLANTIC TRADE: MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER

There is a significant percentage of Europeans … that believe that American standards and ...

RUSSIA’S VIEW OF THE WEST: IT’S COMPLICATED

Russia still needs to be a part of the West. … Our position should ...

ARE MADURO’S ACTIONS EMPOWERING OTHER WOULD-BE DICTATORS IN LATIN AMERICA?

Observers figure that if the US, Mexico, or Brazil are unwilling to intervene in ...

RUSSIA, GREAT POWER COMPETITION, & POLITICS OF HYBRID WAR

At the end of the day, what Putin really wants to re-structure European relationships ...

HOW INDIA’S DEFENSE POLICY COMPLICATES US-INDIA MILITARY COOPERATION

India’s national security policies contain unresolved dilemmas that create challenges for … what the ...

THE COMPLEX POLITICAL LANDSCAPE IN NIGERIA

Elections in Nigeria are not about issues. They are about personality and personal and ...

A CLOSER LOOK AT THE “NEW” U.S. STRATEGY FOR AFRICA

The new strategy seems far less a “strategy” and much more akin to a ...

ART OF THE KOREAN DEAL: THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES

So far, President Trump’s Korea strategy seems to be working: Kim Jong Un has ...

WHAT IS THE STATE OF U.S. RELATIONS WITH AFRICA? A PODCAST

One in five people on the planet by 2050 will be an African. One ...

IS TRANSATLANTICISM DEAD? A PODCAST

How should Europe respond to a US that might be pivoting away or might ...

CLOSE FRIEND IN A DANGEROUS NEIGHBORHOOD: ON JAPAN-US RELATIONS — A PODCAST

We need to consider what’s important here. We need to worry … a lot ...

GOOD (BORDER) FENCES MAKE GOOD NEIGHBORS? ON THE U.S. AND LATIN AMERICA — A PODCAST

The direction that Latin America takes is going to be, of course, up to ...

ERIN GO BRUSSELS: TREATY OF BRUSSELS AT 70

Five allied powers … set out a bold program of cooperation in areas ranging ...

“UNITED IN DIVERSITY”: THE EUROPEAN UNION LOOKS FORWARD — A PODCAST

At the NATO-Warsaw summit [this past year], there was a joint declaration, and I ...

PRESERVING MILITARY HISTORY: AN INDIAN PERSPECTIVE — A PODCAST

Military history has been seen [in India] by the political and academic establishment as ...