What's the link between alliance participation and military spending? Lab post-doc Josh Alley takes a deep dive explaining how treaty depth impacts spending. Image from shutterstock.
Drawing extensively from the Miller Center's presidential oral histories, Craig Whitlock's new book, "The Afghanistan Papers," tells the story of how three successive presidents and their military commanders deceived the public year after year about America’s longest war, foreshadowing the Taliban’s recapture of Afghanistan. The author discusses the book with Miller Center senior fellow Spencer Bakich, an expert in U.S. national security policy.
Lab faculty Todd Sechser (director), Dale Copeland and John Owen tackle the geopolitical concerns of the situation in Afghanistan.
Post Doctoral Research Associate Justin Schon and Lab Faculty David Leblang publish new article. Image via shutterstock.
Lab Director Todd Sechser shares his expertise with Les Sinclair at Newsradio WINA.
View lab director Todd Sechser's recorded talk on Addressing Nuclear Weapons and International Threats for the UVA Club of Richmond.
View Event - Join the Democratic Statecraft Lab and the Miller Center's scholarly panel to explore what modern authoritarian regimes look like and the threats they pose to progress on democratization. Panelists will reflect on key findings from their recently published books and discuss the policy implications of their theories.
View Event Recording - Join the Democratic Statecraft Lab and the Miller Center's panel of experts on law, international affairs, and political science analyze constitutional crises in the United States, comparing them to the experiences of other countries. The scholars will tackle important questions: What is a constitutional crisis? Has the United States experienced one recently? What are the triggers or warning signs of a constitutional crisis?
Research by lab faculty David Leblang and his partner at Duke University, Sarah Bermeo. Image: Santo Domingo Ingenio, Oaxaca/Mexico - Nov. 8, 2018: Honduran women and children fleeing poverty and gang violence in the second caravan to the U.S. look out of a dump truck going to their next stop. Vic Hinterlang / Shutterstock.com
Lab director Todd Sechser: As Stalin learned in Finland, small countries can inflict serious damange on invading superpowers. Image from shutterstock.
Lab Director Todd Sechser on the escalating threat from Russia.
Lab Director Todd Sechser on the Russian invasion of the Ukraine.
Made by History - The long-ago invasion that offers clues as to Vladimir Putin’s thinking on Ukraine
Article by By John Owen, Statecraft Lab faculty member. Image by Shutterstock.
A new book has been released exploring the role of technology in international politics. Edited by Lab Director Todd Sechser along with Neil Narang and Caitlin Talmadge.
New article from the Statecraft Lab's Josh Alley, with Matthew Fuhrmann. Image from Shutterstock.