Alan Cunningham

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Alan Cunningham is a graduate of Norwich University's Master of Arts in International Relations program. He is currently working as an AP U.S. History Teacher in San Antonio, but intends to join the U.S. Navy as an Officer in the Summer of 2022. He has been accepted to a PhD in History program with the University of Birmingham in the UK. He has been published in the Jurist, the U.S. Army War College's War Room, Security Magazine, and the Asia-Pacific Security Magazine, in addition to many others.

Exclusive articles:

An Ideology of Power, National Interest, and the State: Realism and Power in International Relations

Realism is nothing more than the ideology of powerful states. In Dunne and Schmidt’s chapter on realism for the International Relations (IR) textbook The Globalization...

Planning for the Aftermath: The Most Difficult Part of Regime Change Operations

By 2014, the Global War on Terrorism had gone into full swing. The United States had formally entered and intervened in the Syrian Civil...

A Weapon of War: Rapes in the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

Warfare has always involved violent activity. It is the state-sanctioned, societally accepted form of murder determining which nation-state or non-state actor has power over...

Cold War Paranoia and the Increased Powers of the Executive Office of the U.S. President

Cooperation between U.S. presidencies and the Congress is imperative to any successful administration. Without cooperation, bargaining, concessions, and appeasements from both sides, the creation...

Overestimation in Intelligence: The Overestimation of Russia’s Armed Forces

General George S. Patton, one of the most revered military commanders by the U.S. public, once was quoted as saying “You shouldn’t underestimate the...

Personal Freedom: Libertarians, the Russia-Ukraine Crisis, and a Crisis of Ideology

In the past few weeks, with the Russian invasion of Ukraine experiencing daily developments, many have opposed Russia’s tactics, strategy, and overall military adventure...

Combat Support: Western Intelligence and the Support for Ukraine

The Ukraine crisis has galvanized the world, becoming one of the most pressing current events and resulting in daily news updates. The crisis is...

Innovations in Intelligence: The U.S. Intelligence Community Before the Cold War

The Intelligence Community (IC) is among the most important aspects of the national security and defense sectors of the United States. They allow for...

Mercenaries and Soldiers of Fortune in the Russian-Ukraine War

With the Ukraine-Russian War, it is apparent that Russia lacks the military capabilities to effectively wage war. Russia has proven themselves to be inept...

Feykovyye Novosti: Russia’s Fake News Laws and International Law

The Russian Federation is well known for being, at the least, an authoritarian state and, at the most, a totalitarian one. In the past...

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Earth Observation Could Drive $3.8 Trillion in Economic Growth by 2030

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