On May 9th, the SAIS Review of International Affairs hosted Vanda Felbab-Brown, of the Brookings Institution, for a dynamic and engaging discussion of the illicit economy and how it relates to state-building, governance, and violence.
The Foreign Policy Institute and the SAIS Review of International Affairs hosted a lecture by Robert Neuwirth on March 28th. He discussed the informal
economy as part of an inclusive and equitable development strategy.
Devin Stewart reviews Ian Bremmer’s new book, “Every Nation For Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World.”
Ted R. Bromund, Adjunct Professor with the Strategic Studies Program at SAIS, and Senior Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, examines the rise of Euroscepticism in post-war Great Britain.
The SAIS Review chats with former National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski about his new book, Strategic Vision, and some of the most pressing issues—American decline, Iran, and China—facing today’s policy-makers.
My first post noted that the sums being considered for defense cuts, even in the case of the sequester, are actually quite low, particularly when compared to some of the […]
In the first post of this series I argued that the impact of sequester cuts on Defense’s budget has been overstated. Similarly, in order to bolster arguments for exempting defense […]
The first of a three-part series analyzing defense spending priorities in the United States