Does anyone still understand the 'security dilemma'? | Curio
News and insights read out for you.
10,000+ audio articles. 50+ world-leading publications.

All in 1 subscription.

Foreign Policy

Does anyone still understand the 'security dilemma'?

11 mins | Aug 3, 2022
story image

Russia's fears might be based on myth, but that doesn't mean they're not real. Adding new members to NATO has made some nations feel more secure, but it should be obvious why Russia doesn't see it this way. Using classic International Relations theory, Stephen M. Walt breaks down the current "security dilemma" and persistent communication problems between Russia and the West.

Get unlimited access free for 7 days, then $8.33/month (billed annually)
Get started