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September 26, 2016

The War on Terror Then and Now
Battling a Mutating Monster

Fifteen years after the attacks of 9/11 precipitated the war on terrorism, security expert Noboru Yamaguchi discusses the challenge of ...

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June 03, 2015

Japan-Europe Cooperation for Peace and Stability
Pursuing Synergies on a Comprehensive Approach

The scope of Japanese and European development cooperation goes beyond promoting economic growth and includes strengthening governance and resilience in ...

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November 04, 2014

The Limits of Governability

Existing multilateral institutions are becoming increasingly unable to deal with the stepped-up violence of nonstate actors and other security threats. ...

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September 24, 2014

An End to American Isolationism?

While President Obama’s September 10 speech outlining a strategy to combat ISIL has been viewed as a return to intervention, ...

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June 04, 2014

A New Obama Doctrine at West Point?

While US President Obama’s May 28 commencement address at West Point was billed as a major policy statement, Paul Saunders ...

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February 07, 2014

Russia’s Sochi Gamble

The Sochi Games are an enormous gamble for Moscow that could elevate or seriously damage its image as a major ...

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September 20, 2013

Armed State-Response to Internal Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka

Sreya Maitra Roychoudhury, a Sylff fellow at Jadavpur University in India, conducted research in Sri Lanka using a Sylff Research ...

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January 18, 2013

War in Mali

The French intervention in Mali has been widely supported by the international community, including countries that balked at intervention in ...

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June 07, 2012

Can Russia Help to End the Crisis in Syria?

The United States and Europe have increasingly focused on Moscow in their efforts to stop ongoing violence in Syria. Yet, ...

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September 16, 2011

Regional Rumblings on the Eve of the US Drawdown

Reports in the Pakistani and Indian media over the past few months attest to a region in turmoil as the ...

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May 27, 2011

The Death of Osama bin Laden: Implications for the US Presence in Afghanistan

America’s success in finding and killing Osama bin Laden appears to be having a substantial impact on US thinking on ...

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