Author Archives: John Collins

Jan 30 2012

American Elections at a Time of Crisis: The Risks of Introspection

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By Emiliano Alessandri and Gregorio Bettiza. With the primaries in the Republican Party well underway, the campaign season has finally gained momentum. The President’s recent State of the Union address left no doubt that Obama has shed his presidential “coolness” … Continue reading

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Jan 25 2012

The Lessons of Northern Ireland for Contemporary Counterterrorism and Conflict Resolution Policy

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IDEAS has compiled a video of short interviews with attendees of our conference held during May 2011 on: The Lessons of Northern Ireland for Contemporary Counterterrorism and Conflict Resolution Policy. Speakers include:  Professor Richard English; Professor Adrian Guelke; Dr. Martin … Continue reading

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Jan 20 2012

Unleashing the Dogs of War – A Growing Strategic Inevitability?

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By John Collins. There seems a growing confidence among American hawks about the inevitability of an attack on Iran. Few appear willing to overtly bang the war drum, but notable hawks like Max Boot seem comfortable to engage in the … Continue reading

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