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Fri, Apr 23, 2021

Kroenig and Cimmino reflect on Colin Gray’s contributions to geopolitical theory

On April 23, Comparative Strategy published a piece by Matthew Kroenig and Jeffrey Cimmino reflecting on Colin Gray’s contributions to geopolitical theory. The piece discusses how Gray’s thinking accounted for the success of open seafaring nations in great power rivalry, while also arguing that a state’s domestic political system, rather than geography, plays a more fundamental […]

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China Russia

Fri, Apr 2, 2021

#73: Integrate Religious Freedom into the Next National Security Strategy

By: Jeffrey Cimmino What is the kernel of the issue? The Biden administration’s Interim National Security Strategic Guidance (INSSG) calls for the US to “revitalize democracy the world over” and “lead and sustain a stable and open international system.” However, the document makes little mention of a critical tool for pursuing these goals: advancing international […]

100 Ideas for the first 100 days

Thu, Apr 1, 2021

Cimmino in Providence: Integrate religious freedom into the next National Security Strategy

Global Strategy Initiative assistant director Jeffrey Cimmino argues the United States should integrate religious freedom as a foreign policy tool in the next National Security Strategy, citing its importance for well-functioning democracies and its possible uses in great-power competition with China.

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China Human Rights

Jeffrey Cimmino is assistant director of the Global Strategy Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, he worked as a breaking news reporter. While completing his undergraduate degree, he interned at the Foreign Policy Initiative. He graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in history and a minor in government.