Russia: Between Cooperation and Reluctance

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer Not a foe, neither a friend, what is Russia to the world? My last two articles tried to shed light on Russia’s strategic interests and new foreign and security policies. Having lived in the former Soviet Union, I can claim that if Russia wants to catch up with the West, […]

TSG Candidates Fall ’17: A Closer Look

By Mary Grace Richardson, Co-editor It’s election season at Thunderbird for one more day, and unfortunately for reality TV fans out there, everyone has relatively been getting along and tensions have been low. Luckily for the student body, though, the candidates are not only very qualified, but also personable and engaging people who have shown […]

Russia Is Back! Are We Ready for the Challenge?

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer On Wednesday, in Moscow, the U.S. Secretary of State held high-level conversations with his Russian counterpart and the President of Russia. According to CNBC, his words were: “There is a low level of trust between our countries. The world’s two foremost nuclear powers cannot have this kind of relationship.” Both countries […]

Putin, Trump, and 4 Signs You’re in a Bad Relationship

By Mary Grace Richardson, Co-editor Like most things with Trump, it started with a tweet. In June 2013 he asked his Twitter followers, “Do you think Putin will be going to The Miss Universe Pageant in November in Moscow – if so, will he become my new best friend?” Naturally, because Putin knows how to […]

Faculty Column: Books to Read

By Professor Andrew Inkpen Students often ask me if I can recommend any good new books.  I always find that a difficult question.  Someone wrote recently that there are more than 70,000 books in the strategy field, which is my main area.  Some of these books are seminal works and required reading for students of […]