Strategic approaches adopted by the British and French in the Spanish Civil War

Análisis GESI, 12/2019

Abstract: The Spanish Civil War from July 1936 through April 1939 was a testing ground for the “policy of appeasement” that Britain and France practiced after the I World War in order to pursue their own national interests, while avoiding a major confrontation with Germany and Italy.

The two greatest challenges to global stability, security and prosperity in the next decade

In order to identify and analyse the challenges over the next ten years to global security, stability and prosperity (SSP), we first need to define what we mean by those terms. This is necessary if we are to achieve a common understanding of the subject of our study as well as to set the boundaries of the areas under investigation.

The 2% defense spending, an inadequate criterion for evaluating allied contributions to NATO

Since the Cold War the American Administrations have asked to their Europeans counterparts to assume a greater financial burden in its own defense. In the case of the Trump Administration the difference are in his explicit mistrust on NATO and in the brusqueness of its forms, calling ‘delinquents’ to the European allies who benefit from the dollars of American tax-payers.

Nothing Is Impossible; There Are Only Difficult Things. And The True Flavor of Victory Is Relished By Those Who Overcome Those Difficulties

In order to overcome the difficulty of really arduous undertakings, any leader must develop a dynamic and complex process of influencing the other members of his/her organization. This process, having to do with the technical part of the individual, has always had much more to do with the person's own behavior.