December 2014

Why Germany Must Lead Western Negotiations with Russia

By Leonie Eland
Contributing Writer
December 19, 2014

Merkel is the only credible Western leader that Putin still trusts.

Why the U.S. Drone Strike Campaign Is Self-Defeating

By Collin Hunt
Staff Writer
December 16, 2014

A more selective drone strike campaign could achieve similar operational results and deflate jihadi propaganda efforts.

Europe’s 2030 Emissions Targets

By Eric Hansson, Staff Writer and Adam Grider, Contributing Writer
December 10, 2014

EU initiatives in renewable energy development, emissions credits, and grid integration will be key to the success of the EU’s newly announced climate change plans.

India Must Clarify its Strategic Doctrine to Avoid Miscalculation with Pakistan

By Himanil Raina
Contributing Writer
December 10, 2014

Given the increasingly tense and complex Indo-Pakistani relationship, New Delhi must clarify its strategic doctrine to avoid miscalculations on the subcontinent.

The NSC Needs to Articulate a Clear Strategy in Syria

By Rachel Rizzo
Contributing Writer
December 8, 2014

Without a clear strategy from the NSC, new Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will fare no better than his predecessor in prosecuting the campaign against ISIS.


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