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Zbigniew Brzezinski
Strategic Vision
Toward a Global Realignment

As its era of global dominance ends, the United States needs to take the lead in realigning the global power architecture.

The Ukraine Problem
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Confronting Russian Chauvinism

Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski spoke on a panel at the Wilson Center on June 16 titled “Mutual Security on Hold? Russia, the West, and European Security Architecture”. Below is a transcript of his remarks.

A Conversation
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Coping With Crimea, In Ukraine And Beyond

With the Crimea crisis showing no sign of winding down, TAI editor Adam Garfinkle sat down to talk with Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinkski about the broader repercussions for American foreign policy around the world.

Three Reconciliations

Creating a zone of democratic peace from Vancouver to Vladivostok.

"Victory Would Be a Fata Morgana"

From an interview in Spiegel. Full version here: “SPIEGEL: Dr. Brzezinski, President Bush compares the dangers of terrorism with the dangers of the Cold War. He has even spoken repeatedly of a “nation at war” and will only accept “complete victory.” Is he right or is he using exaggerated rhetoric? Brzezinski: He is fundamentally wrong. […]

The Dilemma of the Last Sovereign

America today is the world’s most sovereign state. To be sure, in our time the concept of sovereignty has been largely drained of content by the reality of increasing interdependence among states. For most states, sovereignty now verges on being a legal fiction. Even in the case of the more powerful few, practical rationality lessens […]

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Low-Hanging Fruit

We need more diesel technicians, welders, and pipe fitters.

Crude Economics

If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

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