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How to win a war without fighting

In the 1970s, the U.S. pursued a foreign policy of “détente,” guided by Henry Kissinger, that had some success, especially with China, but failed to stop the surge of Soviet strategic nuclear power and Soviet advances across the globe. 

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Without public diplomacy, U.S.-North Korean policy will fail

Secretaries Rex Tillerson and James Mattis recently wrote that the U.S. is not seeking regime change in North Korea. Depending on whether they meant it or not, this policy has enormous implications for the success of their putative policy, which is to remove the North Korean nuclear threat.

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Military Officers: Political Without Partisanship

The US military should refrain from seeking political power and avoid partisan politics. However, to insist that officers should remain apolitical ignores the fact that in the American system-policy making and the development of strategy on the one hand and the political process on the other-cannot be easily separated. 

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Kosciuszko Chair & Center for Intermarium Studies

Polish air crash: Crime without punishment?

Shortly after the crash, Russia produced an official report, known as the MAK (Interstate Aviation Committee) Report, declaring pilot error the cause of the crash: a consequence of attempting to land in bad weather, with onboard officials urging the pilot to land in spite of the weather. 

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The Best Foreign Policy Presidents

Normally, U.S. presidents are ranked overall, without qualification. To date, there has (seemingly) been no ranking of “domestic” presidents, nor “commanders-in chief,” nor best “environmental,” etc. Yet “foreign policy” can be justified as vital to national life and, indeed, higher than any domestic issue that supports life.

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Donor Spotlight

IWP Supporters: Ken and Cheryl Cohen

Ken and Cheryl Cohen are longtime supporters and beloved friends of The Institute of World Politics.  Over the years, Ken and Cheryl’s generosity, both financially and with their time, has been immense, and the Institute would be unrecognizable without them.

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Russian recriminations: Feeling sorry for itself

Policy makers should recall that Russian leaders are engaged in an orchestrated political offensive against the US.  Russians repeatedly complain that the US ignores Russia or doesn’t treat it as an equal, doesn’t provide it aid, trespasses into its sphere of influence, is reviving the Cold War and is launching wars using the pretext of…

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