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The Future of NATO

Author: James M. Goldgeier, Dean, School of International Service, American University Overview When NATO’s founding members signed the North Atlantic Treaty on April 4, 1949, they declared themselves “resolved to unite their efforts for collective defense and for the preservation of peace and security.” The greatest threat to these objectives was a military attack by a … Continue reading

Book Review – The Future of Power

By Luke M. Herrington on May 24, 2012 Joseph S. Nye, Jr. “The future of Power“. New York: PublicAffairs. 2011. Joseph Nye is arguably the world’s preeminent scholar on power in international relations.  Known for his work on complex interdependence with Robert Keohane and his pioneering role in soft power, his most recent book, The … Continue reading

WikiLeaks: War, Diplomacy & Ban ki-Moon’s Toothbrush

By  Phyllis Bennis, December 1, 2010 Let’s start with what the WikiLeaks trove of diplomatic cables is not. It’s not a collection of documents whose release will undermine all potential f or solving global problems through diplomacy rather than war. It’s not a set of shocking revelations of positions or opinions that completely reverse our … Continue reading