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CPOST News

In the News: Russia, Ukraine, and MH17

Mon., Jul. 28, 2014

With events unfolding in Ukraine and Russia following the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 crash, CPOST Director Robert Pape discusses the tragedy, the implications for the conflict, and what action the international community can take. 

Why U.S. Military Involvement Will Hurt Iraq and Increase Suicide Terrorism

Thu., Jun. 19, 2014

In a piece written for "The Monkey Cage" at The Washington Post, CPOST Director Robert A. Pape explains why we should not be considering military options for Iraq despite the gains made by the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

New Publications

Fri., May. 30, 2014

We are proud to share new publications in the prestigious journals Security Studies and International Security by CPOST Fellow David Benson and CPOST alumna Jenna Jordan!

Beyond the Pivot: Managing Asian Security Crises

Wed., May. 07, 2014

On April 30, 2014, CPOST co-sponsored a conference on Capitol Hill with Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), founder and co-chair of the Senate U.S.-China Working Group. CPOST and Senator Kirk's office brought together top American and Chinese scholars, policymakers, and members of the think tank community to discuss the best ways to manage security crises in Asia. 

U.S.-China Hotline Could Help Avert Crises

Fri., May. 02, 2014    |    UChicago News

Citing the increased number of territorial disputes in East Asia, Senator Mark Kirk and CPOST Director Robert Pape propose a hotline between the United States and China, similar to the one used with the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

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CPOST Lecture: Why a U.S.-Chinese Cold War is Implausible

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