By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor to In Homeland Security
So, Russian President Vladimir Putin is not dead. Apparently he is in good health, or so he projects. After being absent for 11 days, he returned to nationalistic celebrations.
By Gabriela Marin Thornton and Alexey Ilin
The crisis in Ukraine has plunged U.S.-Russian relations to their lowest point since the Cold War; Crimea is now Russian territory.
By Dr. Terry Simmons
Contributor, In Homeland Security
When President Barack Obama engaged Vladimir Putin in his first administration with diplomatic accommodation in public diplomacy initially and in the second administration with the “reset button."
In Homeland Security Contributor
Not long after the collapse of the Soviet Union, a splashy new clash-conscious text by Harvard’s Samuel Huntington mocked realism’s all-encompassing statist paradigm. Realists’ laser-like focus on the state as central actor, argued Huntington, could no longer fully account for heightened global instability, including what realists believed to be an emerging security competition between Russia and Ukraine.