Statecraft Research Associate Josh Alley explores the free-riding hypothesis, determining that free-riding based on economic weight is unusual in alliance politics, which may be due to limits on alliance security as a public good or bargaining between alliance members.
This event will examine the future of U.S. alliances and challenges to NATO . Panelists will discuss whether NATO can serve as a model for other U.S. alliance networks in the future. As America’s foreign policy landscape continues to evolve in response to China, Russia, and other challenges, this discussion will be placed within the broader context of the new Biden Administration’s likely vision of America’s role in the world.
Enforcing constitutional law is difficult. The constitution, after all, is a mere piece of paper and the government it seeks to constrain is infinitely more powerful than the citizens it seeks to protect. Against this backdrop, many have nonetheless observed that the task of enforcing a constitution against a government predisposed to ignore it is not entirely hopeless when ordinary citizens oppose constitutional violations and are willing to make their voice heard.
Statecraft Lab Post-Doctoral Research Associate Justin Schon publishes Surviving the War in Syria: Survival Strategies in a Time of Conflict
And should the United States try to create such an organization? Analysis by Statecraft Lab Post-Doctoral Research Associate Josh Alley.
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.