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.
Grant W. Turner // What explains the Russian evacuation from Kherson? One possibility: Russian soldiers are waiting in Kherson City and elsewhere in the pocket pretending to be the now largely evacuated civilians so that when the Ukrainians approach, there appears to be widespread civilian resistance in favor of Russian annexation.
Noah Schwartz // Senator Bernie Sanders’ 2016 and 2020 campaigns reignited the progressive electoral American political project and raised questions about the foreign policy of such a project. To understand the foreign policy of the contemporary American Left, Realist Review reached out to Daniel Bessner.
Anthony Toh Han Yang // Taiwan’s intense efforts at bolstering its defenses may not rule out forceful reunification, making it harder and costlier for China to achieve reunification through violent measures.
Simeone Miller // While the successful strike on al-Zawahiri is worth celebrating, it does not mean that the Salafi-Jihadist threat will ultimately collapse. Rather, it will more likely lead to another political shift among global jihadis.
Grant W. Turner // Five Questions for John S. Van Oudenaren on China with some career advice for young I.R. scholars at the end.
Georgia Piantanida // When people see themselves represented, they feel more compelled to support decisions. When people exist in a system that includes different perspectives, they are more likely to support each other and less likely to harm others.
Alexander Miguel // While France might be hamstrung and the United States does what it can to achieve peace between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Russia, with the influence and obligations to act, remains silent.
George Barber // After 200 years of formal diplomatic relations, Colombia is poised for change. The question is: How will Petro’s presidency affect US-Colombia relations, and how might he alter Colombia’s foreign policy?
By Lake Dodson // Hiding under the shadow of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the two ancient rival states, Greece and Turkey, have been inciting each other towards another European war.