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Rebooting the U.S.’s Middle East Policy

by Barry Strauss via Strategika
Friday, December 19, 2014

To reboot its policy in the Middle East, the United States need not follow any sophisticated programs or up-to-date ideas. It needs only to act according to a rule as old as the Greeks and Romans: help your friends and hurt your enemies.

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The Faces of Janus

by Barry Strauss via Strategika
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Is our NATO ally Turkey emerging as a regional power that is hostile, neutral, o

“Turkey at the Crossroads”

by Barry Strauss via Strategika
Monday, December 16, 2013

Barry Strauss discusses recent events in Turkey and what they mean for the country’s future and for its standing in international affairs.

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Turkey at the Crossroads

by Barry Strauss via Strategika
Sunday, December 1, 2013

Turkey is in the midst of an era of dramatic change. That matters in a big way for both American foreign policy and the world, because Turkey is of enormous strategic significance. It is a big and important country. With a population of 74 million people, Turkey is larger than Britain or France, and in area it is slightly larger than Texas. The population is industrious and increasingly wealthy.

What exactly are the strategic aims that North Korea hopes to achieve by the pos

All Eyes On North Korea

by Barry Strauss via Strategika
Friday, August 23, 2013

Cornell University professor Barry S. Strauss examines how North Korea’s history influences its modern strategic calculations.

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All Eyes on North Korea

by Barry Strauss via Strategika
Thursday, August 1, 2013