Subscribe

Tag

Machiavelli

Brexit: An Indictment of Direct Democracy or Vulgar Politics as Usual?
June 26, 2016

Brexit: An Indictment of Direct Democracy or Vulgar Politics as Usual?

By Ankit Panda
No reason to grow contemptuous of direct democracy after 'Brexit'. This was always about politicians and politics.

If You Want to Understand Machiavelli, Read This Author
March 09, 2015

If You Want to Understand Machiavelli, Read This Author

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Revisiting the usefulness of the "hedgehog and fox" analogy for defense analysis.
Are China's Leaders Disciples of Machiavelli?
February 10, 2015

Are China's Leaders Disciples of Machiavelli?

By Jin Kai
A deeper look at Machiavellian thought and how it relates to Chinese leaders' political philosophy.

Why We Should Study China's Machiavelli
January 22, 2015

Why We Should Study China's Machiavelli

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The similarities and differences between Niccolo Machiavelli and Han Feizi are illuminating.

Is ‘China’s Machiavelli’ Now Its Most Important Political Philosopher?
January 16, 2015

Is ‘China’s Machiavelli’ Now Its Most Important Political Philosopher?

By Ryan Mitchell
Xi Jinping quotes an ancient philosopher and offers possible insights into his political beliefs.

How Machiavelli Explains Chuck Hagel's Resignation
November 26, 2014

How Machiavelli Explains Chuck Hagel's Resignation

By James R. Holmes
Scratching your head over Hagel's resignation? Let Niccolò Machiavelli explain!

Rome, Carthage and US-China Relations
April 04, 2014

Rome, Carthage and US-China Relations

By James R. Holmes
With all this Thucydidesmania, it’s easy to forget the important lessons the Punic Wars might offer China and the US.
A Machiavellian Age of Sea Power
June 25, 2013

A Machiavellian Age of Sea Power

The U.S. Navy is being asked to do the unprecedented while having a weak hand.

January 18, 2013

Machiavelli's Paradox

Question: Is it better to be feared or loved when combating an insurgency?

Page 1 of 1