Books & Reports

  • New 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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  • Report: Tackling Asia’s Greatest Challenges

    On June 18th, Center for the National Interest released a report edited and co-authored by Harry J. Kazianis, Senior Fellow for Defense Policy and Executive Editor of The National Interest, which focuses on cooperation between the United States, Japan, and Vietnam in the Asia-Pacific region. The report, Tackling Asia’s Greatest Challenges: A U.S.-Japan-Vietnam Trilateral Report, examines

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  • Report: Costs of a New Cold War

    The Center for the National Interest is pleased to announce a new report. Costs of a New Cold War assesses the possible consequences for the U.S. and Russia of a long-term confrontation. The report is edited by Paul J. Saunders with chapters by Thomas Graham, Managing Director at Kissinger Associates, Inc.; Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor-in-Chief of Russia in

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