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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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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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An Outline for Global Security

The issue of global security is often a touchy one when it comes to actually laying down the groundwork for a functional alliance. States are often distrustful of each other, militaries eye other commanders with suspicion, and no one can … Continue reading

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