Publication: National Interest

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Ukraine Crisis: Russia's Neighbors Are Worried

Moscow's aggression against Ukraine has spawned not only an international crisis, but fears throughout Russia's neighborhood. Even countries that cooperate closely with Russia worry they could be next in line for creeping annexation. No former Soviet ... [Published National Interest - 4 hours ago]
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GOP Hawks Gear Up for War on Rand Paul

The long knives are out for Rand Paul. The period in which the most hawkish Republicans eyed the junior senator from Kentucky warily is over.As one GOP bundler told Time , “we’ll be ready to take Paul down.” The money men may not have started yet, but ... [Published National Interest - 4 hours ago]
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Ukraine's Political System Couldn't Have Handled Nukes

In light of Russian efforts to annex Crimea and encourage political instability in eastern Ukraine, international observers and even some countries have begun questioning Ukraine’s decision to surrender its nuclear weapons following the 1994 Budapest ... [Published National Interest - 4 hours ago]
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The Deep Policy Failures That Led to Ukraine

Now that there's a crisis in Ukraine , American politicians and foreign-policy experts are fast and furious in rolling out the policy proposals. Supply Ukraine's military with advanced weapons to blunt a possible Russian offensive; promote new economic-development ... [Published National Interest - 4 hours ago]
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The Prize for Fencing Stolen Goods

Prize-awarding committees sometimes use their decisions to make some sort of political or policy statement. The committee that bestows the Nobel Peace Prize seems to have done so with increasing frequency in recent years, giving the prize to recipients ... [Published National Interest - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

The Tragic Decline of American Foreign Policy

It's remarkable that the US economy looks to be picking up steam even as rising stars like China, India, Turkey, and Brazil wrestle with slowing growth and the risk of unrest. Improving US fundamentals, a steadily recovering jobs market, and revolution ... [Published National Interest - Apr 15 2014]
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China's Stealth Fighters: Ready to Soar?

The test pilots of China’s state-run Shenyang Aircraft Corporation have been joyriding in a high-tech new aircraft. Does China already have a multi-role fighter in the works to challenge the F-35? Or is this new aircraft really “all about the program?” ... [Published National Interest - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Surprise Attack on Iran: Can Israel Do It?

According to a report in March by the Israeli daily Haaretz , Israel continues to prepare for a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities. Quoting anonymous members of the Knesset who were present during hearings on the military budget, officials in the Israel ... [Published National Interest - Apr 15 2014]
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What To Do After Peace Process Failure

Now that Secretary of State Kerry's attempt to breathe life into the diplomacy known as the Middle East peace process has been widely pronounced—even by those who appropriately salute his efforts—to be a failure, different quarters are chiming in with ... [Published National Interest - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

How the Paycheck Fairness Act Will Hurt Women

As a working woman and mother of four young children, I strongly support fairness in the workplace. And that is why the Paycheck Fairness Act worries me. It would unintentionally harm working women by taking away some of the freedoms and choices we currently ... [Published National Interest - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Afghanistan Needs an Army Corps of Engineers

Why did the United States pay to raise an Afghan National Army but fail to institute an Afghan Army Corps of Engineers? It seems that we built a capacity to fight, but did not fight to create a capacity to build. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) ... [Published National Interest - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Missile Defense: A Way Forward in the Gulf

Military relations between the United States and her partners in the Arabian Peninsula appear to be at a historic low. Two former Saudi ambassadors to the United States—Prince Bandar bin Sultan and Prince Turki al-Faisal—have explicitly stated the view ... [Published National Interest - Apr 15 2014]

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...” Just 38 percent disagreed. That’s a double-digit shift from the historical norm. A full 80 percent agree that the United States should "not think so much in international terms but concentrate more on our own national problems." In a democracy, no president can sustain a costly and ambitious foreign policy without public support...
...Lawyers, not historians, need to investigate why the USSR went poof. Nor is this all. It's time to ferret out domestic enemies. He says, "The fifth column in our country has been formed and works in the open, funded by foreign money." Maybe Gorbachev was on Ronald Reagan's secret payroll?
...that long period of relative stability appears to be at an end, notwithstanding President Obama's comment following Russia's invasion of Crimea , "because you’re bigger and stronger taking a piece of the country—that is not how international law and international norms are observed in the 21st century.“"
..." Mansur Yavas, CHP's candidate in Ankara, is now fighting a protracted legal battle against the election results and declared that his campaign "will go to whatever length necessary to defend Ankara's democratic decision." Despite a turbulent political past, elections in Turkey had generally been viewed as free and fair and the allegations of foul play now being voiced...

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GOP Hawks Gear Up for War on Rand Paul [Published National Interest - 4 hours ago]
Ukraine's Political System Couldn't Have Handle... [Published National Interest - 4 hours ago]
The Prize for Fencing Stolen Goods [Published National Interest - 4 hours ago]
Ukraine Crisis: Russia's Neighbors Are Worried [Published National Interest - 4 hours ago]
The Deep Policy Failures That Led to Ukraine [Published National Interest - 4 hours ago]
China's Stealth Fighters: Ready to Soar? [Published National Interest - 11 hours ago]
What To Do After Peace Process Failure [Published National Interest - 18 hours ago]
The Tragic Decline of American Foreign Policy [Published National Interest - Apr 15 2014]
Surprise Attack on Iran: Can Israel Do It? [Published National Interest - Apr 15 2014]
Afghanistan Needs an Army Corps of Engineers [Published National Interest - Apr 15 2014]
How the Paycheck Fairness Act Will Hurt Women [Published National Interest - Apr 15 2014]
Defending Japan and the Philippines Is Not Entr... [Published National Interest - Apr 15 2014]
Missile Defense: A Way Forward in the Gulf [Published National Interest - Apr 15 2014]
The Slow Death of the Old Global Order [Published National Interest - Apr 15 2014]
Russia Can't Afford to Lose [Published National Interest - Apr 14 2014]
Chad Abandons Its Neighbor [Published National Interest - Apr 14 2014]
The Arabs' 1848 [Published National Interest - Apr 14 2014]
Let Asia Go Nuclear [Published National Interest - Apr 14 2014]
Khamenei's Nuclear Dilemma [Published National Interest - Apr 14 2014]
The Aboutalebi Affair in Context [Published National Interest - Apr 13 2014]
Turkey: Return of the Generals [Published National Interest - Apr 13 2014]
Calling Putin's Bluff [Published National Interest - Apr 12 2014]
Should Gorbachev Be Tried For Treason? [Published National Interest - Apr 11 2014]
Ukraine and Europe's Communist Memories [Published National Interest - Apr 11 2014]
Bring China Into TPP [Published National Interest - Apr 11 2014]
What Would Winston Churchill Do? [Published National Interest - Apr 11 2014]
The Civilianization of War [Published National Interest - Apr 11 2014]
America's Greatest Living President: George H.W... [Published National Interest - Apr 11 2014]
Japan and Korea: Friends at Sea [Published National Interest - Apr 10 2014]
Is Estonia Worth a War? [Published National Interest - Apr 10 2014]
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