Lost in the furor over what Moscow did or did not do, and what effects it did or did not have, is the broader question of what this incident says about Russian intentions and aims. Just how unusual was it for great powers to interfere in a democracy’s electoral processes, and just how outraged should Americans be by the alleged activities?
Professor Randall Schweller focuses on theories of world politics, international security, and strategic studies. He is the author of Unanswered Threats: Political Constraints on the Balance of Power (Princeton University Press, 2006) and Deadly Imbalances: Tripolarity and Hitler's Strategy of World Conquest ; as well as articles in journals such as World Politics , International Studies Quarterly , International Security , American Political Science Review , American Journal of Political Science , Review of International Studies , and Security Studies. He is currently a member of the editorial board of International Security. In 1993, he received a John M. Olin Post-Doctoral Fellowship in National Security at the Center for International Affairs, Harvard University.
Unanswered Threats: Political Constraints on the Balance of Power (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2006).
“Unanswered Threats: A Neoclassical Realist Theory of Underbalancing.” International Security, Vol. 29, No. 2 (Fall 2004), pp. 159-201.Last Updated: Jan 10, 2017, 5:15pm