Realist Review Staff // This collection of book recommendations was put together by some of the Realist Review writing and editing staff.
Prioritizing Community Leaders is Critical for the Success of Aid and Development Projects
Giorgia Piantanida // Rather than continuing to root our foreign aid and development work in neo-colonialism, it is time we move beyond and begin to root that work in community building and reconstruction. We must do better as a global community.
The Next Issue to Upend Global Trade Politics: Carbon?
Economic powerhouses like Europe, the U.K. and Canada do a substantial amount of trade with nearly every nation in the world. By implementing a carbon border fee, they can exert leverage on other nations to initiate or increase a price on carbon in their own countries
A Realist Take on Vaccination Mandates
By Jesse Rodriguez // Now is a fair time to question how much civil liberties will matter in the growing absence of survival.
China, Chao and Career Advice: An Interview with Semaj McDowell
"I am not saying go to war with China, as that would be the apocalypse. The one thing the United States needs to do is redefine national security. We need a new understanding of our national security in this new era."
How Will These Men Change American Immigration Policy?
By Iona Volynets // Their decisions might transform relations between the US and countries where many of the US’s undocumented immigrants tend to come from. For those interested in immigration and American foreign politics, Chris Magnus and Ed Gonzalez are men to keep an eye on.
Explainer: What is the NDAA?
The NDAA is the country’s annual defense spending authorization bill. But what exactly is in the NDAA? How does it work? And why does it matter?
3 Questions with Andrew Bacevich, Quincy Institute President
"Today's China does not remotely compare to the USSR of the 1950s and 1960s. No doubt the PRC is a competitor. But the terms of the competition are radically different from what they were during the Cold War."
[ACE Explainer] Is The UN Worth It?
The United States’ perception of the UN is important since America is the largest donor to the UN and accounts for roughly 20% of the UN’s collective budget.
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