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Reaction to NATO Missile Defense System Is Just One Sign of Russia's Growing Paranoia
Human rights activist based in Armenia, Columnist with the Kyi...
Which perspective is right: Russia's view that it needs a military-free buffer zone on its borders to protect it against a new invasion, or the West's view that it needs troops on Russia's borders to prevent Moscow from subjugating its neighbors again?
Putin Predicted Today's Global Conflicts a Decade Ago, but His Warning Went Unheeded
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
MOSCOW -- During the Cold War, Russia and the West had various mechanisms for dialogue available. There was a common strategic culture of deterrence. We do not have any of that now and that is why any incident in Europe or elsewhere could give rise to a major conflict.
Obama's Mic Gaffe: Too Much Frankness Between Former Foes?
Sudanese-American freelance journalist and photographer
The day's drama, which will be replayed on 24-hour news channels for the next 24 hours, involves President Obama's slip-up yesterday at the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea.
China's Missile Shield Plans
NATO's Existential Question
Associate Professor of Economics at Sciences-Po Paris
NATO's ongoing dilemma is bound up in structural changes in the world order, not least being the difficult emergence of the European Union as a distinct strategic player.
With Missile Shield Change, National Interests Get a Leg Up on the Military-Industrial Complex
Leon T. Hadar
Washington-based journalist and global affairs analyst
Remember the good-old days when the perceived Soviet threat was a constant opportunity for politicians, bureaucrats and interest groups to stimulate new arms races?
Left, Right & Center: Missiles, Baucus Plan, Financial Reform and Glenn Beck
Russia: Not a Quick Fix
Author, Professor of journalism and former Washington Correspo...
Is it realistic to expect the Russians to cooperate on the issue of Iran? Hardly.
Afghanistan: Russia to the Rescue
Russia can certainly help the US greatly in Afghanistan. And the price -- ending the NATO encroachment strategy -- may be an inevitable one anyway, and thus perhaps easily paid.
Global Obama: Big Opportunities, Bigger Challenges
If he wins, Obama will have the global popularity that no American president has had in a great many years.
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That Foreign Policy Debate We're Not Having
The problem with foreign policy debates is that we end up debating symptoms -- illegal immigration from Mexico, a surge in Iraq -- rather than systems.
Joe Knows National Security
President, Ploughshares Fund; Author, 'Nuclear Nightmares: Sec...
If George Bush had listened to Joe Biden instead of Donald Rumsfeld, the history of the past seven years would have been very different. We might have prevented 9/11.
Beware of Growling Bears
Former U.S. Senator from Rhode Island
And after years of hard work at thawing Cold War tensions with Russia, the proposed placement of a missile shield behind the former Iron Curtain is a backward step.
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