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Jim Walsh

Jim Walsh teaches at MIT, focusing on international security. He has traveled to both Iran and North Korea for talks with government officials.

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The Ukrainian Paradox

By Jim Walsh

There is no doubt that Russia is in the wrong, but acting on justified moral offense rather than clear eyed strategic interest is more likely to increase the price we all pay.


Iran Is Not Iraq, But It Could Be

By Jim Walsh

A recently declassified CIA report sheds new light on the misjudgments that led to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Most startling, says international security expert Jim Walsh, are the eerie similarities to the current situation in Iran.