Professor Nick Rengger: A Reflection
Alison M. S. Watson
Empty Pews in the Church of Atlanticism
Nikolas K. GvosdevOctober 3, 2018
Timothy Garton Ash uses the image of "empty pews" to describe a declining commitment, not only on the part of the U.S. public, but even some American foreign policy experts, to the cause of Atlanticism. Is this an accurate description of th…
The Ethics of the "Doorstep"
Nikolas K. GvosdevSeptember 24, 2018
The "doorstep test" requires policymakers to be able to articulate how, and to what degree, something happening in the world connects to the day-to-day experience, needs, and interests of the citizenry. This construct requires honesty and r…
Advising the Next Administration: Finding a New Foreign Policy Approach
Nikolas K. GvosdevSeptember 12, 2018
The Center for American Progress has released a report laying out a foreign policy approach that the next administration might consider adopting. What are some "bold new policies" that could improve U.S. engagement with the world?
Inexorable Changes in U.S. Foreign Policy?
Nikolas K. Gvosdev
Ethics, Russia, and Syria
Nikolas K. GvosdevAugust 13, 2018
How can Moscow can support a dictator who has used chemical weapons in his desperate attempts to retain power at all costs? And what does it say about American foreign policy when Washington won't mount the effort needed to remove him?
The Vision: Saving the Old or Building the New?
Nikolas K. GvosdevAugust 2, 2018
Senior fellow Nikolas Gvosdev unpacks why some scholars seek to save and preserve the U.S. role in the "liberal international order," and why others want to embrace a new vision.
The Assault on Ethics
July 24, 2018
Joel H. Rosenthal
Is a Democratic "Blue Wave" Really Coming?
July 23, 2018
Nikolas K. Gvosdev
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