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    The New Containment: Changing America's Approach to Middle East Security

    Bilal Y Saab believes the United States can best protect the recent Iranian nuclear deal by developing a more comprehensive strategy for Middle East security. Not only should this strategy be creative and cost-effective, it must also bring regional stakeholders into a new cooperative security system. More

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    The First Steps of the Eurasian Economic Union: Disputes, Initiatives and Results

    How much progress has the Eurasian Economic Union made in its first six months of existence? Not much, says Kateryna Bogulavska. Efforts to form important common markets have been put on hold, political relations between member-states are strained, and everyone’s trying to protect their national markets. More

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    Law, Legitimacy and Morality of Warfare: A Conversation About ‘Legitimate Targets? Social Construction, International Law and US Bombing’

    Janina Dill’s new book advances a constructivist theory of international law. In today’s question and answer session, she discusses what’s new about this approach, the historical shift in the conduct of modern warfare, and other related topics. More

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    SIPRI Yearbook 2015

    What’s the overarching conclusion of SIPRI’s Yearbook 2015? In keeping with last year’s publication, our partners remain convinced that what was a positive ten-year trend towards less violence and more effective conflict management has broken down. More

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    How China’s Rise Affects Its Neighbors - Part 1

    How is China's growing role on the world stage perceived by the other nations of the Asia-Pacific region? Indeed, will China's neighbors pursue a hedging strategy against it or not? Find out the answers to these questions and others in today's featured audio presentation with Georgia Tech's John Garver. More

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    Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)

    Our featured partner this week is the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), which is located in Oslo, Norway. More


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American Foreign Policy and World Affairs with Senator John McCain

In this video, US Senator John McCain 1) discusses America's current role in the world and the national security challenges it faces, 2) the growing political and military tensions in the South China Sea, 3) US defense readiness and reform issues, and other security-related topics. More on «American Foreign Policy and World Affairs with Senator John McCain »


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3 Aug 2015 Security Watch

The New Containment: Changing America's Approach to Middle East Security

Bilal Y Saab believes the United States can best protect the recent Iranian nuclear deal by developing a more comprehensive strategy for Middle East security. Not only should this strategy be creative and cost-effective, it must also bring regional stakeholders into a new cooperative security system. More on «The New Containment: Changing America's Approach to Middle East Security »


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3 Aug 2015 Security Watch

The First Steps of the Eurasian Economic Union: Disputes, Initiatives and Results

How much progress has the Eurasian Economic Union made in its first six months of existence? Not much, says Kateryna Bogulavska. Efforts to form important common markets have been put on hold, political relations between member-states are strained, and everyone’s trying to protect their national markets. More on «The First Steps of the Eurasian Economic Union: Disputes, Initiatives and Results»


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3 Aug 2015ISN Blog

Law, Legitimacy and Morality of Warfare: A Conversation About ‘Legitimate Targets? Social Construction, International Law and US Bombing’

Janina Dill’s new book advances a constructivist theory of international law. In today’s question and answer session, she discusses what’s new about this approach, the historical shift in the conduct of modern warfare, and other related topics. More on «Law, Legitimacy and Morality of Warfare: A Conversation About ‘Legitimate Targets? Social Construction, International Law and US Bombing’»


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2015 Publications

SIPRI Yearbook 2015

What’s the overarching conclusion of SIPRI’s Yearbook 2015? In keeping with last year’s publication, our partners remain convinced that what was a positive ten-year trend towards less violence and more effective conflict management has broken down. More on «SIPRI Yearbook 2015»


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7 Jul 2015 Audio

How China’s Rise Affects Its Neighbors - Part 1

How is China's growing role on the world stage perceived by the other nations of the Asia-Pacific region? Indeed, will China's neighbors pursue a hedging strategy against it or not? Find out the answers to these questions and others in today's featured audio presentation with Georgia Tech's John Garver. More on «How China’s Rise Affects Its Neighbors - Part 1»


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Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)

The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) is an independent research center and information hub that focuses on international political and economic issues, especially those that intersect with Norway's foreign policy. More on «Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)»