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The American Way of War Reconsidered

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.) | Senior Fellow, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University, September 22, 2016

I’m a retired diplomat.  The late Arthur Goldberg, who served on our Supreme Court and as U.S. ambassador ...

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Journal Essay

Review Essay: Iran's Revolutionary Guard

Sadiq al-Husna | independent Scholar

Fall 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 3

The Pasdaran: Inside Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, by Emanuele Ottolenghi. Foundation for Defense of Democracies Press, 2011. 132 pages. ...

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Things Fall Apart: America, Europe, and Asia in the New World Disorder

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.) | Senior Fellow, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University, June 25, 2016

We have entered a world in which, as William Butler Yeats put it in 1919: Things fall apart; the center ...

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Journal Essay

Egypt's Future: Status Quo, Incremental Growth or Regional Leadership?

Robert Mason

Summer 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 2

The Egyptian state has accumulated a number of obstacles over the last three decades that have affected its ability to ...

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The End of the American Empire

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.) | Senior Fellow, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, April 2, 2016

I’m here to talk about the end of the American empire. But before I do I want to ...

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Journal Essay

Russia in Chechnya and Syria: Pursuit of Strategic Goals

Hanna Notte

Spring 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 1

In recent months, as Russia has stepped up its involvement in the Syrian civil war, there has been a flurry ...

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