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Black Wind, White Snow: Imagining Eurasia
September 15, 2016

Black Wind, White Snow: Imagining Eurasia

By Casey Michel
“Eurasia was a ‘dog whistle,’ a cipher, a deniable but clear goal: to remake the Russian Empire in all but name.”

The Quran, As Seen by the Muslims
March 29, 2016

The Quran, As Seen by the Muslims

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Discovering how most Muslims see their holy book means treading between the two extremes of radical Islam and liberal Western scholarship.
Review: The Tears of the Rajas: Mutiny, Money and Marriage in India 1805-1905
May 23, 2015

Review: The Tears of the Rajas: Mutiny, Money and Marriage in India 1805-1905

By Nigel Collett
An excellent new book considers some of the less salutary aspects of Britain's history in India.

The New Decentralized World Order
July 09, 2014

The New Decentralized World Order

By Oliver Stuenkel
Just because rising powers have benefited from the U.S.-led global order does not mean they will leave it intact.

The US Should Celebrate Its Decline
June 25, 2014

The US Should Celebrate Its Decline

By Oliver Stuenkel
The Upside of Down argues that the U.S. is declining — and that’s a good thing, especially for Washington.

Implosion: Cataloguing Modern India
March 17, 2014

Implosion: Cataloguing Modern India

By Sanjay Kumar
Is India's national narrative fundamentally one of decay or of hope?

The Air-Sea Battle Debate Heats Up
February 22, 2014

The Air-Sea Battle Debate Heats Up

By Zachary Keck
Plus, contemporary nuclear strategy and correcting misconceptions on Iran. Weekend links.
India and China Are Not Destined to Clash
December 21, 2013

India and China Are Not Destined to Clash

By Oliver Stuenkel
In Samudra Manthan, C. Raja Mohan predicts that Sino-Indo rivalry will extend to the maritime domain. That's questionable.

Failure Won’t Deter US Nation-Building Complex
December 05, 2013

Failure Won’t Deter US Nation-Building Complex

By Oliver Stuenkel
Jeremi Suri shows that US nation-building is too deeply rooted to be impeded by the Iraq and Afghanistan debacles.

Cyber War: Why More May Be Better
September 22, 2013

Cyber War: Why More May Be Better

In Cyber War Will Not Take Place, Thomas Rid argues that cyber attacks will bring peace.

Debating Mahan in the 21st Century
August 26, 2013

Debating Mahan in the 21st Century

A new edited volume of Mahan’s work will hopefully revive a discussion on the naval theorist’s continued relevance.

Book Review- The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future
September 03, 2012

Book Review- The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future

Despite some limitations, Victor Cha provides the most comprehensive and current book on this paradoxical state.

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