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    • Balancing Cooperation and Competition: A New in Era in U.S.-China Relations 

      Goeppele-Parrish, Matthew; Bellows, Ian; Bronstein, Caleb; Chang, Vivian; Chang, Yueh; Cheng, Rebekah; Jeong, Geun Woo; Kaler, Prabhjot; Kassa, Zelalem; Mi, Zengyang; Mendoza, Luis; Neeley, Alexander; Nguyen, Yen; Qi, Lei; Robledo, Christian; Wei, Yuxi (2016)
      The dyadic pairing of the United States and China has emerged as the most important bilateral relationship of the twenty-first century. While the U.S. continues to dominate the post-Cold War world order as sole superpower, ...
    • Beyond the Boom: Developing Policy to Advance US Leadership in Shale Oil and Hydraulic Fracturing 

      Coney, Sarah; Stoykova, Nikolina; Swarthout, Kailyn; Ashmore, Allison; Barker-Aderem, Zoe; Gould, Kelly; Gurian, Davita; Kamdani, Syailendra; Nguyen, Khiem; Ouyang, Mengqin; Reeder, Monica; Snyder, Rebecca; Tam, Stephanie; Vyhnanek, Emily; Wang, Chieh-Hsi; Wietecha, Ola (2014)
      The shale oil revolution of the early twenty-first century has placed the United States at one of its most pivotal points in recent history with regards to energy policy. The production boom in 2008 led to an increase ...
    • Beyond The Reset: Forging a New Dynamic in U.S. – Russia Relations 

      Baunach, Leo; Campbell, Madison; Cohen, Mariella; Day, Erik; Deeny, Patrick; Erickson, Alexa; Fearey, Luke; Freedman, Samuel; Khalturina, Ksenia; MacDonald, Anna; Petrov, Konstantin; Price, Lauren; Rayl, Erin; Tyne, Dylan; Warden, Emily (2013)
      In the past decade the U.S. has seen its relationship with Russia slowly build and quickly deteriorate a number of times. A number of recent events exemplify this trend - Obama’s work with Medvedev building trust and ...
    • Building a Better Democracy: Electoral Reform in Washington State 

      Aiba, Satomi; Farley, Alex; Fujimura, Jonathan Genki; Houck, Katey; Jones, Philip; Krawiecki, Heather; Schlieps, Derek (2012)
      Democracies are neither all the same nor are they static. Democracy must necessarily change to improve upon previous failures in an effort to reach the ideal. Washington State is no stranger to this process, having eliminated ...
    • Can NATO React to the Arab Spring? Democracy, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law 

      Banel, Andrea; Cortes, Armando; Jacobson, Alice; Lustig, Jake; Mantchev, Pavel; McAllister, Morgan; Miller, Kelsey; Moore, Margaret; Ramoin, Francis; Singh, Alyson; Suh, Hae; Surface, Josiah; Thomas-Nadler, Samantha; Zhang, Jasmine (2012)
      The Arab Spring brought a regional paradigm shift in which human dignity and participatory involvement in the political process became the demands of the masses. As long-standing dictators began to fall, NATO was and ...
    • The Challenge of Piracy off the Horn of Africa: U.S. Policy in Dealing With Criminal Elements and Dangerous Non-State Actors 

      Block, Natalie; Brehmer, H. Jacqueline; Bullock, Ashley; Chang, Steven; Davis-Roberti, Brittany; Eckhardt, Karl; Eden, Luke; Gerber, Zachary; Graves, Lauren; La Boon, David; Lee, Seung Hee; Maskal, Erika; Stromme, Emily; Udomsrirungruang, Nacha [Poi]; Valladares, Andrijana; Wheeler, Jeff (2012)
      In the failed state of Somalia, piracy is increasing at an alarming rate, impacting all nations that engage in trade or travel in the region. In 2011, Somali pirates attacked 122 vessels and successfully hijacked 28. Since ...
    • Challenges to European Unity: Options for U.S. Policymakers 

      Chang, Annie; Collins, Justin; Deng, Haoru; Gonzalez, Juan; Liao, Vivian Tzehsuan; Lindell, Troy; McGrath, Jannah; Pickering, Jessica; Sánchez-Escudero, Tamara; Vandeventer, Hailey; Wendler, Alison; Williams, Michelle; Yao, Caitlyn; Young, Aidan; Zhao, Xiran; (2017)
      The United States and Europe have shared a long history of cooperation and mutual interests. They stand united in their commitment to the values such as liberty, democracy, and the preservation of human rights. They are ...
    • China and the Great Recession of 2007-09 

      Connelly, James; Grubb, Michael; Henning, Justin; Bevans, Callista; Kloss, Arielle; Gardner, Nathan; Anguelov, Dimitar; Lyons, Elizabeth; Myers, Stefan; Snyder, Nathan; Smith, Kendall; Lee, Youn Gee; Quijano, Tim; Schulz, Chris; Larsen, Aaron; Wan, Zhi Wei (2010)
    • Citizen Security in El Salvador: Improving the Effectiveness of International Aid 

      Davis, Ashley; Fenimore, Kate; Fiedler, Dan; Greenstein, Janey; Hsu, Sherrie; Manuchehri, Mina; McKeon, Katherine; Phillips, Emily; Virtue, Alyssa; Walton, Katherine (2012)
      This policy report examines the ways in which the international aid community can better support the citizen security needs of the Central American people. El Salvador serves as an appropriate case study in this context, ...
    • Commission on Russian-American Relations 2010 

      Palekha, Nancy; Sumpter, Kate; Dominguez, Alexander; Hwang, Sungjoo; Zdanovskaya, Violetta; Houvener, Austin; Anderson, Jessica; Burse, Tomoko; Jenkins, Alexis; Butler, Krystle; Jordan, Laura; Williams, Vivica; Liebeskind, Emily; Saueressig, Whitney; Simcic, Ryan; Tilley, Aaron (2010)
    • Confronting Terrorism: A Strategy for U.S. Policy 

      Eaton, Hilary; Ihnot, Dagny; Karp, Nicola; Kato, Sakurako; Khalegi, Fahimeh; Kiani, Tehmoures; Kinion, Stephanie; Klaassen, Theresa; Land, Ema; McDorman, Camille; Memon, Samir; Midanik-Blum, Beth; Moore, Cameron; Strenge, Sena; Stephanova, Victoria; McKinley, Luke (2009)
    • Countering al-Qaeda’s Ideology: Re-assessing U.S. Policy Ten Years After 9/11 

      Bezovics, Alexander; Combs, Sam; Corigliano, Joseph; Frackelton, Gillian; Gracey, Linn; Humphrey, Jonathan; Jackson, Joelle; Jeffers, Alexander; Mendel, Juliana; Mincin, Grasilda; Muller, Peter; Nazari, Arya; Paulhus, Matthew; Radunovic, Vanja; Stone, Allison; van Hees, Annie; Wright, Matthew; Zipperer, Kristen (2011)
      The U.S. has made sweeping changes to its national defense strategic goals and objectives since 9/11. In response to the rise in prominence of al-Qaeda and it‘s extremist ideology, the U.S. established the Department of ...
    • Defense, Deficits, and Deployments: The Future of U.S. Military Policy 

      Beckett, Mike; Beers, Jessica; Emsky, Tyler; Hollenbeck, Dan; Johnsen, Gregory; Kaehler, Stefan; Kang, Jennifer; Laramie, Jordan; Nicks, Erika; Quint, Mark; Sweetser, Marcus; Thomas, Zhenni; White, Andrew; Winnie, Meagan (2012)
      America’s economic strength and military might go hand in hand. Each is indispensable to the other. Thus, in times such as the present when America’s deteriorating fiscal position requires swift and reasoned attention, it ...
    • Defense, Diplomacy and Development: Making a 3D Strategy Work in the Great Lakes Region of Africa 

      Barrett, Hunter; Brenton, Tyler; Dadlani, Rebecca; Dedo, Daniel; Donovan-Smith, Orion; Ernst, Sarah; Jackson, Kirk; Keith, Shannon; Louie, Mariah; Parker, Eric; Patel, Sukhie; Ray, Kellen; Sarkis, Jared; Strader, Madison; Stauch, Sarah; Weaver, Emily (2013)
      The eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been the site of cyclical violence for years and, as a result, the country has failed to become a developed member of the international community. The International Rescue ...
    • Development Derailed: How to Put U.S. Foreign Aid Policy on a Better Track 

      Arbaugh, Philip; Lee, Stacia; Akerblom, Lars Adam; Archer, Kendall; Barcelona, Wendy; Buckner, Lisa; Busch, Brett; Davis, Natalie; Dunn, Jennifer; Jackson, Elizabeth; Johnson, Nicholas; Joseph, Lavina; Kim, Rina; Lake, Devin; Ortiz, Melani; Pieratt, Nathan; Sampson, Stephanie (2015)
      There are three central subdivisions to American foreign policy: diplomacy, defense, and development aid. Both defense and diplomacy are housed in cabinet-level departments – the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department ...
    • Empowering European Citizens: Challenges and the Road Ahead 

      Bauer, Kaitlyn; Carrizosa Peralta, Michelle; Edmiston, Paige; Faoro, Kate; Gyatso, Pema; Kantonen, Sarah; Kean, Annie; Klein, Janina; Lee, Josh; Loh, Stephanie; Lui, Peony; McKee, Lea; Merrick, Delaney; Smith, Lee; Talant, Dana; Walker, Alex; Wright, Stephanie (2013)
      The European Union makes frequent international headlines: the Eurozone crisis, environmental progress, and accession negotiations with Turkey are just some recent topics. However, what rarely makes headline news is the ...
    • End Game: Rethinking the War on Terror 

      Beeders, Jacob; Ceballos, Rutger; Cooper, Magdalena; Heckert, Benjamin; Keeble, Camian; Maniraho, Karen; McLeod, Bevin; Meharry, Adriana; Minkina, Yelizaveta; Qudsi, Jwanah; Jwanah, Zachary; Sidlinger, Gregory; Sirikupt, Chonlawit; Valencia, Fabian; Walker, Simon; Wickstrom, Claire (2014)
      The United States is currently engaged in one the longest and costliest wars in its history. In the thirteen years since the devastating attacks on 9/11, the United States has waged war against al Qaeda and ideology of ...
    • Equatorial North: Centering the Arctic in Global and Local Security 

      Brown, Michael; Cosford, Zoe; Dolph, Hannah; Dubiel, Charlotte; Guard, Charlotte; Ngoc, Ho; Moore, Steven; Shaw, Kevin; Sugarman, Max; Tam, Rachel; VanTulder, Nicolas; Vong, Binh (2013)
      As Canada prepares to chair the Arctic Council (2013-2015) now is both a strategic and essential time to reassess political, economic and social matters pertaining to the Arctic region. Frequently considered a barometer ...
    • Evolving US Cybersecurity Policy: A Multi-stakeholder Approach 

      Choman, Sam; Bae, SeoHyun; Bornstein, David; Brunson, Kai; Harrod, Patrick; Kaur, Auric; Kegel, Alexander; Kim, Angela; Knitter, Julia; Marguleas, Oliver; Oh, Hyeong; Rao, Olivia; Sobolewski, Monica; Shuck, Aimee; Hyuk Yun, Sang; ; ; (2016)
      The connectivity of information systems and networks, and the increasing usage of the Internet have opened individuals and governments to new types of vulnerabilities necessitating the rapid development of cybersecurity ...
    • Extremist Use of Social Media: Balancing Privacy and National Cybersecurity 

      Birkeland, Jane; Johnson, Jordan; Eunbich, Serena; Kwon, Kristy Soo Jung; Lee, Taelim Leena; Meek, Natalie; Park, Tae-Hyun Thomas; Purcell, Phoibe; Rosenberg, Cameron; Ross, Hannah; Stephens, Ko Rajeev; Trumbauer, Marielle; Uppal, Priya; Yang, Xingyue; Yoon, Julia; (2017)
      Because the realm of cybersecurity is constantly changing, there is a disconnection today between government and industry on the issues of privacy and national security. Industry and government must balance social media ...