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Dr. Richard Chasdi
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Richard J. Chasdi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Management
Walsh College

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Mr. Netanyahu Goes to Washington: What to Say

(2) Comments | Posted February 2, 2015 | 11:33 AM

With the prospect of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to the U.S. Congress looming, it seems necessary to revisit the possibility that Israeli leaders, increasingly isolated because of Iran's foreign policy -- support of Hamas, Hezbollah and now the Houthis in Yemen -- might once again feel compelled to...

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Yemen's Houthis -- America's New Proxies?

(2) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 2:36 PM

President Obama is in danger of making the same kind of mistake that President Jimmy Carter made on the eve of the Iranian revolution. President Carter, indulgent in his belief in the strength of the Shah of Iran and in his refusal to confront the emergent reality that Iran, once...

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"Al-Qaeda 3.0": Fusion of Terrorism and Guerrilla Warfare

(0) Comments | Posted October 2, 2014 | 6:07 PM

As war escalates between the United States and its allies against ISIS, we should understand why ISIS is so significant and how it attempts to terrorize with political message making. This is especially important within the context of the beheadings of American reporters James Foley and Steven Sotloff, and the...

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Putin's Latest Iron Curtain Call -- Ukraine

(23) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 11:44 AM

We need to hold the line against Vladimir Putin's drive to reassert Russian hegemony in Ukraine, but it is necessary to understand the political and historical context behind his actions to provide the perspective needed as U.S. foreign policy alternatives are crafted. As many scholars suggest, Russian foreign policy has...

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Protecting Detroit From Terrorists: How a Softer Approach Overseas Could Help

(1) Comments | Posted April 16, 2012 | 3:31 PM

The prospect of a terrorist assault against the Ambassador Bridge and the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel has been considered by academics, law enforcement, and counter-terror planners in government. This lurking catastrophe has been analyzed at Wayne State University and evaluated at the University of Windsor as the implications would have profound and...

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