Jordan Curwin

Europe Must Fend for Itself

As security threats to Europe increase from the Middle East and Russia, and the United States turns toward Asia, Europe needs to take a larger role in establishing its own defense infrastructure.

Cooperating with Iran is a Fool’s Errand

Cooperating with Iran against the Islamic State may offer short-term advantages in the fight against the terrorist organization, but doing so seriously threatens the long-term stability of Iraq and the Middle East as a whole.

Partially Controlled Chaos and What It Means for Global Politics

Over the past several months, the world has witnessed a resurgent Russia using military force to impose a sphere of influence, increased Chinese aggression in the South China Sea, sectarian violence ripping apart the Middle East, and the establishment of the BRICS bank as an alternative to the World Bank and IMF.  Each of these…

Europe Must Fend for Itself

As security threats to Europe increase from the Middle East and Russia, and the United States turns toward Asia, Europe needs to take a larger role in establishing its own defense infrastructure.

Cooperating with Iran is a Fool’s Errand

Cooperating with Iran against the Islamic State may offer short-term advantages in the fight against the terrorist organization, but doing so seriously threatens the long-term stability of Iraq and the Middle East as a whole.

Partially Controlled Chaos and What It Means for Global Politics

Over the past several months, the world has witnessed a resurgent Russia using military force to impose a sphere of influence, increased Chinese aggression in the South China Sea, sectarian violence ripping apart the Middle East, and the establishment of the BRICS bank as an alternative to the World Bank and IMF.  Each of these…