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Uskorenie, Perestroika, Glasnost: How and Why Gorbachev Killed the Soviet Union

One of the most influential figures of the 20th century, former Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev celebrated his 90th birthday recently. Gorbachev, who still resides in Moscow, is best known for the five years he led and dismantled one of the most powerful federations to have existed. 1.981 weitere Wörter

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On The Road to Authoritarianism: How Navalny’s Arrest Signals Human Rights Abuses in Russia

During the month of January, Russia saw large-scale protests erupt throughout its cities in response to Alexey Navalny’s arrest. Navalny, one of Putin’s most prominent critics, was detained on January 17th after landing in Moscow. 1.116 weitere Wörter

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Contradicting Narratives: The U.S. And The War In Yemen

More than ten years ago, the world witnessed the beginning of the Arab Spring, signaling a new era of democracy blossoming within the Middle East. However, expectations fell short as peaceful political transitions failed to occur, with one igniting the long-standing civil war in Yemen. 1.162 weitere Wörter

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The Lone Survivor: What the Renewal of the New START Treaty Means for the Future of Arms Control

As the last nuclear control treaty left between the United States and Russia, the extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) came as a relief to those worried about an uncontrollable proliferation of artificial intelligence weapon systems. 1.117 weitere Wörter

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America should Strengthen Japan's Warfighting Abilities in Preparation for a Chinese Contingency over Taiwan

Talk about China’s predatory behavior has echoed insistently in the halls of the White House.

The Communist Party under President Xi Jinping is more aggressive and coercive, yet has a veneer of approachability and humility. 2.404 weitere Wörter

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Here, There or Everywhere: What Does China Want?

Everywhere you go, whether in developed or developing countries around the world, it is impossible to ignore the impacts of China’s rise. Almost reflexively, parallels are drawn between the Cold War and the new bipolar world order. 1.612 weitere Wörter

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It's More Than “Xi’s China”

Seventy-five years ago, American diplomat George F. Kennan looked out at a world that had drastically changed in a matter of six years. World War II was over, the allied powers had triumphed, and long-time great powers like the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Japan were left battered and fundamentally weakened. 2.162 weitere Wörter

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