Garčević Discusses Russia-Ukraine War & Western “Escalation Paradox”
Are the Balkans vulnerable to Russian influence amidst its continued military campaign in Ukraine? How can Western powers keep the door open to negotiations with Russia while also providing Ukraine with aid? Ambassador Garčević explains.
Heine Discusses U.S.-China Tensions Over Taiwan
Ambassador Heine argues that, although China’s military exercises around Taiwan have been the largest and most wide-ranging ever, they do not portend an attack on the island in the short or medium term.
Fewsmith and Ye Interviewed on Nancy Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan
What will be the fallout of House Speaker Pelosi’s controversial visit to China-claimed Taiwan? Professors Fewsmith and Ye agree that the visit will put the U.S. in a precarious position and strain an already complicated relationship with China.
Heine Explores Evolving China-Russia Relations
Ambassador Heine and Andrés Serbin argue that the new proximity between China and Russia- far from being an opportunistic “marriage of convenience” designed to irritate the West – has deep roots and is reconfiguring the Eurasian geopolitical space.
Miller Comments on India’s Continued Purchase of Russian Oil
“India is also a very touchy power as the U.S. has realized in its long dealings with the country: Penalizing India would be a very serious setback to the bilateral partnership, and even the Quad.”
Heine Publishes Op-Ed on Potential BRICS Expansion
“It is telling that in 2022 Argentina sees its future not in Old Europe or in the North Atlantic, but in the New South, embodied in the BRICS, and whose core is in the Asia-Pacific.”
Heine Quoted on China’s Influence & U.S. Shortcomings in Latin America
“In Latin America, people want to have better relations with the United States, but their main concern is development, and on that front, China is delivering.”
Ye Quoted on China’s New Global Security Initiative
“Chinese strategic circles are engaged in debates and discussions on security rethinking and adaptation to the new environment. Thus, the new security initiative is likely to stifle such debates and limit the scope of disagreements in China.”
Heine Discusses New Journal Issue on Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific
In his article in the latest issue of the journal “Pensamiento Propio,” Ambassador Heine discusses the global shift in attention towards the Indo-Pacific in recent years, with new security agreements such as AUKUS focussing attention on the region.
Najam Offers Thoughts on OIC Council of Foreign Ministers Meeting
The OIC meeting covered pressing issues including Afghanistan, Yemen, Islamaphobia, as well as the changing shape of geopolitics, the last of which Dean Najam says has led many countries to reevaluate their existing alliances.
Najam Discusses Great Power Tensions Over Ukraine
Both President Joe Biden and President Vladimir Putin are products of the Cold War, and as Dean Najam notes, this shared heritage of Cold War calculations is at the heart of the current tensions over Ukraine.
Najam Interviewed on the Changing Face of Geopolitics
Dean Najam argues that modern geopolitics is driven not as much by spheres of influence but by balance of power politics. This implies that a larger number of major powers are more comfortable with shifting alliances rather than the emergence of permanent blocks.
Heine Discusses Return of Leftist Governments in Latin America
In his appearance on CGTN America‘s “The Heat,” Ambassador Heine speaks on the return of leftist leaders means for Latin America, how their elections were a response to the failings of right-wing leaders, and what the future holds under their leadership.
Miller Publishes Op-ed on Geopolitical Challenges Facing India
Whether 2022 proves to be just a “going on” for India will be determined by its ability to balance its interconnected and complicated relationships with China, Russia, the U.S., Pakistan and others.
Goldstein Discusses Greek Geopolitics and Foreign Policy on LSE Panel
Panelists examined the intersection of geography and politics accounts for Greece’s external relations and to what extent it provides a useful link in understanding Greece’s international position in 1821 and the 21st Century.
Heine Interviewed on Impact of the Fall of Kabul on Latin America
“Latin America has to focus on its economic crisis and not on ideological and geopolitical issues that only divide us.”
Heine Participates in Webinar on ASEAN
Ambassador Heine and fellow experts delve into the most relevant geopolitical variables allowing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to play an increasingly strategic role in the region.
Najam Interviewed on Geopolitics After COVID-19
Dean Adil Najam interviewed on the emerging shape of geopolitics in a post-Covid-19 world by Global Village News.
Klinger Publishes Journal Article on Geopolitics and Outer Space
Prof. Julie Klinger published a journal article entitled “Environmental Geopolitics and Outer Space,” in the journal Geopolitics.