august 20, 2014
In a recent article, SIWPS Member Jack Snyder argues that the paradox of 1914 - that all the great powers viewed it a favorable time to go to war - can be explained by the domestic political concerns ... more
july 10, 2014
Michael Onderco, a former Visiting Scholar at the Saltzman Institute, has published a book titled "Hawks, Doves, and 'Rogues': Liberal Democracies and the Dilemma of Reponse to Rogue States." Mr. ... more
july 09, 2014
SIWPS Member Austin Long was quoted by Bloomberg News today in a story about the the harsh rule being imposed in Mosul and other parts of Iraq by Islamic State extremists. "...Even if the ... more
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