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Young Strategist Forum 2014 April 18, 2014 / Tokyo, Japan

The third Young Strategists Forum (YSF) was held in Tokyo from January 31- Feb 4, 2014 in partnership with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation.

Keynote from South Caucasus: The Dividing Lines Are Shifting April 14, 2014

In a keynote address, S. Frederick Starr explains how the events in Crimea are representative of a larger Russian tactic of seeking out geopolitical vacuums and promoting them, only to be the actor that then fills that void. He characterizes this strategy as "filling vacuums", and claimed the West, and the United States in particular, should be prepared to fill these vacuums if they are serious of halting further progress of Russia's revanchist designs

China’s Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution March 14, 2014

Biz Asia America's Philip Yin is joined by Paul Bledsoe, President of Bledsoe & Associates to discuss how successful are China's efforts to shut down factories to reduce air pollution.

Rethinking Poland in the Second Term December 03, 2012 / Andrew A. Michta
The American Interest


This article was first published in The American Interest. It can be read in its entirety here.

At a time when both economic uncertainty and security concerns along NATO’s periphery are driving the Transatlantic relationship, Poland’s dynamic economy and growing geopolitical weight make it an increasingly important European ally for the United States. So it matters that during the past four years America has lost public support in Poland despite close state-to-state cooperation, notably including the bonds forged by the Polish military’s prominent role in Iraq and Afghanistan, and despite a long history of close Polish affinity toward the United States stretching from the American Founding all the way to and beyond the end of the Cold War.

Andrew A. Michta is a Senior Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and director of  GMF's Warsaw Office. The views are the author’s alone.