"International Relations Concepts"
7 Dec 2014
Alexander Dugin on Eurasianism, the Geopolitics of Land and Sea, and a Russian Theory of Multipolarity
Author: Alexander Dugin
In this interview transcript, Russian nationalist Alexander Dugin, who is the founder of the International Eurasian Movement, discusses 1) his theory of a multipolar world, 2) the limitations of Western liberal internationalism, 3) Russia’s 'unique' ...
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The Ukraine Crisis: A Story of Misperceptions, Miscalculations & Mismanagement
Author: Thanos Dokos
Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)
This paper argues that EU failed to predict Russia’s reaction to the Ukraine crisis due to its lack of appreciation of the continued relevance of hard power in global politics.
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30 Oct 2014
China and Global Crises: The "Culture of Reluctance"
Author: François Godement
European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) /
This paper looks at Beijing's position toward the crises in Afghanistan, Iraq, Mali, Pakistan and Ukraine to determine whether China will take greater responsibility for dealing with international crises.
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27 Oct 2014
Toward a New Offset Strategy: Explioting US Long-term Advantages to Restore US Global Power Projection Capability
Author: Robert Martinage
Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)
This paper proposes a strategy for how the US can restore its global power projection capability to improve stability, bolster allied confidence in US security commitments, strengthen conventional deterrence, and reduce operational risk in the event ...
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8 Oct 2014
India’s Popular Culture in Southeast Asia
Author: Rahul Advani
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
This paper examines the cultural influence that India has projected through dance music and film, on Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia.
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