Books & Reports

  • Report: Extended Deterrence in a Changing Asia

    The Center for the National Interest is pleased to announce the release of Extended Deterrence in a Changing Asia: A U.S.-Japan-South Korea Dialogue, by Paul J. Saunders, Executive Director at the Center for the National Interest. A digital version of the full report may be found here.

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  • NEW REPORT: A New Direction in U.S.-Russia Relations?

    The Center for the National Interest is pleased to announce the release of A New Direction in U.S.-Russia Relations? America’s Challenges & Opportunities in Dealing with Russia, with contributions from Thomas Graham (Kissinger Associates, Inc.), Nikolas K. Gvosdev (U.S. Naval War College), Michael Kofman (CNA Corporation), and Matthew Rojansky (Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center). Paul J.

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  • Report: The United States and Russia after the Ukraine Crisis

    The Center for the National Interest is pleased to announce the release of The United States and Russia after the Ukraine Crisis: Three Scenarios with contributions from Samuel Charap (International Institute for Strategic Studies), Nikolas Gvosdev (U.S. Naval War College), and Matthew Rojansky (Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center). Paul J. Saunders, Executive Director at the Center

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  • Book: Want, Waste or War?

    Want, Waste or War?: The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals (2015, Routledge) explores the nexus approach, “conceptualized as attention to resource connections and their governance ramifications” and “calls attention to the sustainability of contemporary consumer resource use, lifestyles and supply chains.” The volume was co-authored by the Center for

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  • Report: Rethinking U.S. Strategy in the Middle East

    President Barack Obama’s Middle East policies have come under increasingly sharp criticism since the emergence of ISIL as a threat to Iraq during the summer of 2014. Some of this criticism has come from predictable quarters: neoconservatives and liberal interventionists who have long been critical of the Obama administration’s relatively “soft touch” approach to the

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