As we watch Brexit developments, ADST’s “Evolution of the European Union: Early Seeds of Dissolution?” presents a picture of the EU’s troubled beginnings.
Tag: Treaties & Alliance
by Thomas E. McNamara
by Amb. W. Robert Pearson (ret.) Russia and Turkey are dancing a complicated pas de deux—for separate and common reasons. The happy couple has captivated global attention. There are reasons today to anticipate greater collaboration between Turkey and Russia in … Continued
by Edward Marks and Robert Cox No quick fix is on offer for the great geopolitical turmoil in the Middle East. Laying its demons to rest will be a long haul requiring guns and classical diplomacy as well as social … Continued
by Curt Jones As a geopolitical region, the Middle East generates a never-ending power struggle for overall hegemony. That objective has never been achieved by a single contender. The Caliphate came closest. From the death of Muhammad in 632, the … Continued
By Sheila A. Smith, Senior Fellow, Counsel on Foreign Relations Text: http://www.cfr.org/asia-and-pacific/us-alliances-northeast-asia/p32533 Reviewed by Francis P. Sempa, Contributing Editor In recent testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Sheila Smith of the counsel on Foreign Relations highlighted the importance of … Continued
Review by Michael W. Cotter
Review by Curt Jones
The Contemporary Middle East, Third Edition, Edited by Karl Yambert with a contribution by Shibley Telhami, Westview Press: Boulder, Colorado, 2012, ISBN-13: 978-0813348391, pp. 448
Review by Francis P. Sempa
Review by David T. Jones
Review by William A. Rugh
Scripting Middle East Leaders: The Impact of Leadership Perceptions on US and UK Foreign Policy, edited by Lawrence Freedman and Jeffrey H. Michaels, ISDN 13: 978-1441191656: New York: Bloomsbury, 2013, 194 pp.
Review by Curtis F. Jones
The Middle East and the United States: History, Politics and Ideologies, Fifth Edition, Edited by David W. Lesch and Mark L. Haas. Westview Press, 2012. ISBN-13: 978081334529, 540 pp.
New Ambiance–New U.S. Policy?
by Curtis F. Jones
Reviewed by James W. White
Thomas J. Christensen, Worse Than A Monolith: Alliance Politics and Problems of Coercive Diplomacy in Asia. Princeton: Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0-691-14260-9, hard cover, (ISBN 978-0-691-14261-6 paperback), 2011, 306 pp.
by James L. Abrahamson
Reviewed by Henry E. Mattox Curtis F. Jones, Divide and Perish: The Geopolitics of the Middle East, 2nd Edition, AuthorHouse, Bloomington, Indiana, 2010, ISBN-1449009034, 542 pp. This is a second, revised edition of Jones’ comprehensive and thoughtful, if sometimes controversial, … Continued
Review by Henry E. Mattox, Ph.D., Contributing Editor Fredrik Stanton, Great Negotiations: Agreements That Changed the Modern World, Westholme Publishing; 1st Edition (March 4, 2010), ISBN-13: 978-1594160998, 304 pp., $26 Independent scholar and former editor Fredrik Stanton has researched and … Continued
by Haviland Smith
by Andrew P. B. White
Along with the six-party negotiations on North Korea’s nuclear arms, talks have been quietly proceeding on broader political, economic, and security issues in Northeast Asia and a future regional “architecture” that would foster peaceful, constructive relationships into which North Korea … Continued