The International Relations Council (IRC) will host Iran: From the Inside Out on Thursday, April 22, 2021. The IRC will host the presentation online via Zoom 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Central).
The timing of this colloquium is intentional – the U.S. is at a critical juncture. The new Biden… Read More
TBT: The international military student program at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College provides a professional military cross-cultural exchange unrivaled anywhere in the world. International military officer participation in education and training at Fort Leavenworth dates back to 1894. More than 8,000 international graduates from 164 countries and their families have studied...
One Day One Action One Goal
by Zurab Elzarov
A wise man said that all great things start from small beginnings. Global partnership for effective cooperation can only be achieved when all actors at the grass-roots level share common goals and take united action on a daily basis.… Read More
Leading the Interagency to Shape U.S.-China Relations
by Timothy E. Steigelman
Empires do not decline gracefully. While commentators may debate whether the U.S. is declining in absolute or only relative terms, China is undoubtedly on the rise; that rise is perhaps the single most important security issue for… Read More
Through the Looking Glass: The Reflectionism Theory of International Relations
by Terron Wharton
Politics is a human endeavor, and like any human endeavor, it is impossible to predict or prescribe solutions with absolute accuracy. People will always surprise you. Consequently, political science postulates theories and models of human… Read More
On September 28, President Obama addressed the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly, where he urged a whole-of-government approach to international dilemmas. The president’s remarks touched on several international issues, including the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the Iran Nuclear Pact, and Russia’s annexation of Crimea.
President Obama… Read More
The Pentagon recently released a new National Military Strategy. This is the first update to the National Military Strategy since 2011, and follows the release of the 2015 National Security Strategy in February, as well as the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review.
The updated strategy reflects the new global security situation,… Read More