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Russia's Regions and Energy Policy in East Siberia
In recent years, Russia’s enormous reserves of strategic natural resources have played a central role in the country’s economic rebirth and its reassertion of geopolitical influence. Much of these resources are concentrated ...
The Medvedev Presidency: Russia's Direction and the Implications for Foreign Policy
Before the economic crisis of late 2008, Vladimir Putin’s political regime ensured the election of Dmitry Medvedev to the office of the presidency while Putin shifted to the role of prime minister—a move intended to solidify ...
Humanitarian Conditions in the Palestinian Territories: Short- and Long-Term Perspectives on a Developing Crisis
This paper attempts to shed some light on the underlying causes and the potential consequences of the ongoing developing humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian territories, and reflects on both short- and long-term policy ...
Preemptive and Preventive War: A Preliminary Taxonomy
The post-9/11 era has created a number of distinct and demanding national security challenges for the United States. One of the greatest challenges is to decide when and how to use military force. In the debate prior to ...