Category Archives: Policy Analysis

What I’ve been up to for the past 3 months.

It has been a while since I’ve posted here, but it was not out of neglect. I have been working on two different research papers for the past several months, one on cyber security and one on state’s rights, individual … Continue reading

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Bob Woodward on Journalism, War, and A Man Divided

On Tuesday November 30, the noted author Bob Woodward came to the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University to participate in a Q&A session. The topics ranged from Wikileaks to getting the truth from sources to the … Continue reading

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General Wesley Clark Speaks at GWU Elliot School

Last week I had the privilege of listening to General Wesley K Clark speak at the Banville Forum, a speaker series presented by the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University. General Clark is a former NATO Supreme … Continue reading

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A Silent Victory in Afghanistan

I was reading an op-ed article from yesterday’s Washington Post by Michael Gerson about how America will secure victory in Afghanistan. His idea? They already are, but it is largely a silent victory, overshadowed by the greater political stories of … Continue reading

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Its Official – ISA Conference is a Go!

If some of you remember the post from quite a while ago (This One), I submitted, with one of my peers, several paper proposals to the International Studies Association Conference in Montreal. Well, a few months and much waiting later, … Continue reading

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NATO, Germany, Russia, and the Future, Part 5

The final section of the research paper presents the conclusions based on the finding of my research. A follow up post will present opinions on the current and future situation, as described by the research. Conclusions Germany suffers from its … Continue reading

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NATO, Germany, Russia, and the Future, Part 4

Part 4 of this essay covers the current relationship between NATO and Russia, with policy input from the German side of affairs. It notes both cooperation and distrust present in the multi-state dialogues going on, and points out high and … Continue reading

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NATO, Germany, Russia, and the Future, Part 3

Section 3 covers the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, or the OSCE, and its role in European Security. It is the shortest section of the three but presents an important aspect of the landscape of European security and … Continue reading

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NATO, Germany, and Russia, and the Future, Part 2

Part 2 of this essay covers the past, current, and future state of the Conventional Forces in Europe treaty, CFE for short. The Future of the CFE Russia and the E.U. have held long-standing clashes over the Conventional Forces in … Continue reading

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NATO, Germany, Russia, and the Future, Part 1

The next series of posts is a research paper which I recently completed. I will be posting the paper in five parts to make for easier reading. The first part is the abstract and introduction, which covers an outline of … Continue reading

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