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Keith Brown for The Conversation

Keith Brown for The Conversation

Keith Brown is a professor of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University. He holds a bachelor's in classics from the University of Oxford and a master's and a doctorate in anthropology from the University of Chicago. Following teaching appointments in anthropology at Bowdoin College and the University of Wales, he joined the Politics, Culture and Identity program at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University. As well as teaching in Brown's interdisciplinary undergraduate programs in International Relations and Development Studies, he led several collaborative and policy-oriented research projects focusing on conflict and its aftermath, civil-military relations, and transitions to and from democracy.

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The U.S. doesn’t need to wait for an invasion to impose sanctions on Russia

By: - February 21, 2022

As Russian military forces have deployed at the Ukraine border, U.S. politicians have been weighing new sanctions to deter an invasion. In the face of growing tensions, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has been working to craft a new package of economic measures, with chair Bob Menendez anticipating proposing “the mother of all sanctions.” Though the package […]