Post-Cold War

Ukraine and the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

Ukrainian Foreign Ministry documents reveal the importance of the NPT in 1994 decision to denuclearize.

This year, the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) is celebrating its 50th anniversary since it opened for signature on July 1, 1968.

Paying for Retirement: Challenges for Private Pension Development in Eastern Europe

How to meet the economic as well as social needs of the elderly is a challenge for any government. It has been particularly taxing for countries transitioning from a command economy in to a free market economy, as citizens have had to adjust expectations for what they should expect from the private as well as public sectors to fund their retirement. Adapting expectations and educating current and future pensioners has been a tremendous hurdle for governments as they look to making fundamental changes in paying for pensions.

Bureaucrats in Non-Proliferation Policymaking

How the EU came to support the NPT’s indefinite extension

The European Union has a curious position within the non-proliferation regime in general and in the review process of the Non-Proliferation Treaty in particular.

As an international organization, the EU is not a party to the Treaty, although all of its members are. Yet, there are vast differences among them.

PDD-25 and the Genocide in Rwanda: Why Not a Task for the United States?

Newly uncovered files at the Clinton Library suggest there was no linkage between the US experience in Somalia and its reluctance to later intervene in the Rwandan genocide

I believe the historical evidence clearly demonstrates that peacekeeping is not a task for the United States.

Going Global: Zbigniew Brzezinski and China’s Rise

Carter’s National Security Advisor recognized that the US and China ought to be bound by more than just a shared antagonism toward the Soviet Union

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