Digging Deep: Strategic Relations Between the US and China Part I

John-Daniel Kelley

While once deemed by President Obama as the partnership to shape the new century, dialogue between the US and the People’s Republic of China is fraught with tension, from concerns over unfair trade practices, to allegations of cyber espionage and even military…


Good News NATO: Central Asia may be Russia’s Next Target

Blake Franko

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intervention in Syria has been a nuisance to US policy makers’ plans for the Middle East: With Russian sorties now supporting government advances, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s hold on power appears secure. However, the Turkish shoot down of…


A New Dimension of Indian Power

Naman Jain

The outcome of the 2014 general election marked a significant shift in the conduct of Indian foreign policy. The rise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a charismatic and populist leader, has redefined Indian foreign policy through the use of soft power in…


Save the Schengen Region, Save Europe

Nicholas Varangis

The European migrant crisis has brought about the very real possibility of a temporary dissolution of the Schengen Region. While the overall composition of refugees and migrants are certainly not represented by the actions of a few, the recent events in Cologne…