Policy Briefs

Policy Briefs of the Rising Powers Initiative are supported by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

pussyriot1U.S.-Russia Relations Back from the Brink by Andrew Kuchins, Senior Fellow and Director, CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program

 

Tokyo-Night-PhotographyJapan Debates the Right to Collective Self-Defense by Satoru Mori, Professor,Department of Global Politics, Hosei University, Japan

 

pakistanflag09/2013- How the Pakistan Military Learned to Love the Bomb by Christopher Clary, Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow, RAND Corporation and Ph.D. Candidate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

pbchina_left08/2013- China’s Energy Outlook and the Shale Revolution by Julia Coym, Ph.D. Candidate, Free University of Berlin and Visiting Scholar, Sigur Center for Asian Studies

 

india-globe07/2013- Indian Debates on America’s Rebalance to Asia by Deepa M. Ollapally, GWU and Yogesh Joshi, Jawaharlal Nehru University

 

japan_flag6/2013- Japan as a Global Power: Contending Views from Japan by Timothy Westmyer, Research and Program Assistant, Rising Powers Initiative, and Samuel Porter, Research Assistant to Mike Mochizuki

 

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4/2013- Russia as a Global Power: Contending Views from Russia by Amy Hsieh, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, The George Washington University

 

1/2013- Japan’s Shifting Strategic Discourse by Richard Samuels, Ford International Professor of Political Science & Director, Center for International Studies, MIT

 

12/2012- China as a Global Power: Contending Views from China by Amy Hsieh, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, The George Washington University

 

11/2012- The Rocky Road Ahead in U.S.-China Relations by David Shambaugh, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs & Director, China Policy Program, The George Washington University

 

05/2012- Asia Identities and Their Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy by Amy Hsieh, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, The George Washington University

 

04/2012- ASEAN and Burma/Myanmar: Past and Prologue by Amitav Acharya, UNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges  and Governance, American University

 

02/2012-Indian and U.S. Experts Exchange Mixed Views on India as a Global Power by Amy Hsieh, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, The George Washington University

 

04/2011- Worldviews of Rising Powers: What Does Their Policy on the Libyan Intervention Tell Us? by Amy Hsieh, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, The George Washington University

 

03/2011- Conference Report on Identity and Asian Powers, by the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies

 

02/2011- Tehran’s Hardliners Effectively Declare Nuclear Talks Dead  by Farideh Farhi, Affiliate Graduate Faculty, University of Hawai’i-Manoa

 

12/2010- Russia’s Foreign Policy Debates: Perspectives on Rising Powers by Anna Lowry, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, Indiana University – Bloomington

 

11/2010- Back to the Future? A Revival of Realpolitik in Asia and Eurasia by Nikola Mirilovic, Research Associate, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, The George Washington University

 

07/2010- Rising Powers and Domestic Attitudes on Hard Power by Dawn Murphy, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, The George Washington University

 

03/2010- Exploring India’s Foreign Policy Debates by Nikola Mirilovic, Research Associate, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, The George Washington University