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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. […]

American Strategy
The Dilemma of the Last Sovereign

America needs to face squarely a centrally important new global reality: that the world’s population is experiencing a political awakening unprecedented in scope and intensity, with the result that the politics of populism are transforming the politics of power.

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Green Schemes

Impending changes to forestry rules could conceal “300 million tons of carbon dioxide every year,” researchers say.

Navigating NIMBYs

Oregon legislators have taken a step to break NIMBY power over housing development.

Shake Rattle and Oil

But Oklahoma’s seismic problems aren’t shared by the rest of the country’s shale formations.

Crude Economics

And it’s (almost) all Libya’s fault. It’s a bad time to be a petrostate.

Ich Spy

The hypocrisy of Germany’s outrage to NSA spying is laid bare once more.

Scientific Method

And it’s sparked an acrimonious debate amongst scientists in the process.

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