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Scholarly Publications

From Denial to Punishment: The Security Dilemma and Changes in India’s Military Strategy towards China

November 2018

This article argues that China’s rise and its growing military power have intensified the Sino-Indian security dilemma.

American Crossings: Border Politics in the Western Hemisphere (edited volume)

November 2016

In American Crossings, nine scholars consider the complicated modern history of borders in the Western Hemisphere, examining borders as geopolitical boundaries, key locations for internal security,...

China's Security Agenda Transcends the South China Sea

June 2016

In 2013, China president Xi Jinping launched a massive reclamation and construction campaign on seven reefs in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea.

Other Publications

Thirteenth Korea-U.S. West Coast Strategic Forum

January 2015

The thirteenth session of the Korea-U.S.

The false promise of the nation-state

September 2011

Emerging nation-states like Libya and Palestine are constrained by local elites integration in socio-economic networks.

The Biggest Threat to Western Values

July 2011

Multiculturalism does not pose a significant danger to Western values - but neoliberalism does.

News

Five years after Crimea’s illegal annexation, the issue is no closer to resolution

March 2019

March 18 marks the fifth anniversary of Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea, which capped the most blatant land grab in Europe since World War II.

Pakistani, Indian leaders ‘have different incentives' - Asfandyar Mir

March 2019

Political scientist Asfandyar Mir has studied security affairs in South Asia for years.

The battle for Azov: Round 1 goes to Russia

December 2018

On November 25, Russian border patrol ships attacked and seized three Ukrainian naval vessels attempting to transit from the Black Sea to the Sea of Azov via the Kerch Strait.

Events

The China Challenge: Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power

January 11, 2016

- Please note that this Social Science Seminar is held in a Science Seminar time slot - Abstract: Many see China as a rival superpower to the U.S.

Jihad as Grand Strategy: Islamist Militancy, National Security, and the Pakistani State

October 29, 2015

Abstract: This book seeks to understand the connection between Pakistan and Islamist militancy. The book argues that, since Pakistan’s founding in 1947, it has used religiously motivated non-state...

Wales to Warsaw: NATO and the Current State of Transatlantic Security

April 7, 2015

At the NATO Summit in Wales in September 2014, NATO leaders were clear about the security challenges on the Alliance’s borders.

Projects

Managing Global Insecurity Project (MGI)

Nearly 20 years into the post-cold war era, the existing multilateral architecture of international organizations, treaties, and alliances shows signs of acute distress.
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