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Ruth Wedgwood

What Do You Do with a Captured Pirate?

by Ruth Wedgwoodvia Defining Ideas
Sunday, March 1, 2009

Why has the West’s response to twenty-first-century piracy on the high seas been so anemic? In part it is logistic; in part, it is a purposeful deformation of the law.

The Bush administration always insisted that encouraging democracy abroad was critical for international security.

Where Hard Power Meets Soft

by Amichai Magenvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 22, 2009

The Bush administration always insisted that encouraging democracy abroad was critical for international security. Europeans—surprise!—now agree. By Amichai Magen.

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Optimism, Patience . . . Can This Be Cyprus?

by Kareem Yasin, Norman M. Naimarkvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 22, 2009

Cypriots have high hopes for a fresh effort to heal their divided island. Solving their ethnic and religious conflicts would set a remarkable example for the world. By Kareem Yasin and Norman M. Naimark.

Should the United States stamp out threats abroad even when other nations refuse to act? By Abraham D. Sofaer

Unto the Breach

by Abraham D. Sofaervia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 22, 2009

Should the United States stamp out threats abroad even when other nations refuse to act? By Abraham D. Sofaer.

Georgia Didn’t Pick That Fight

by John B. Dunlopvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 22, 2009

Russia had positioned tanks and troops for an invasion long before it was “provoked.” By John B. Dunlop.

The Putin Doctrine

by Josef Joffevia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 22, 2009

“Russia has only two reliable allies—its army and navy.” Invading Georgia, Russia reverted to form. By Josef Joffe.

A Threat in Any Language

by Joshua Teitelbaumvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 22, 2009

The leader of Iran wants to “wipe Israel off the map.” Was he misquoted? Not by a long shot. By Joshua Teitelbaum.

Europeans loved Barack Obama as a candidate. But what will they make of him as chief executive? By Timothy Garton Ash.

Continental Honeymoon

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 22, 2009

Europeans loved Barack Obama as a candidate. But what will they make of him as chief executive? By Timothy Garton Ash.

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The Brown Rebound

by Gerald A. Dorfmanvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 22, 2009

How the financial collapse reversed—at least for a while—a political collapse. By Gerald A. Dorfman.

Common Ground in the Caucasus

by Henry A. Kissinger, George P. Shultzvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 22, 2009

Why the United States, Europe, and Russia must not permit the conflict in Georgia to blind them to their shared interests. By Henry A. Kissinger and George P. Shultz.

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The Working Group on Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy explores an array of foreign policy topics to develop orienting principles about the most important policy challenges that face the United States.
 
 

The Arctic Security Initiative addresses the strategic and security implications of increased Arctic activity and identifies opportunities for shaping a safe, secure, and prosperous Arctic.