Professor Alexander Cooley

Associate Professor at Barnard College, Columbia University

Professor Alexander Cooley appears in the following:

The Great Game for Influence Over Central Asia

Monday, July 30, 2012

Two centuries ago, Russia and Britain fought a war of influence over a region that rarely makes headlines: Central Asia. Today, a new game of influence is taking place in that same re...


Takeouts: President's "New START" to Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Uprising in Kyrgyzstan

Thursday, April 08, 2010

  • NUCLEAR TAKEOUT:  In Prague today, President Obama signs a treaty signaling a "New START" for the nuclear non-proliferation era. Is this a groundbreaking event or a mere photo op?  Larry Korb, who served as the assistant secretary of defense under the Reagan Administration, offers us his informed analysis.
  • KYRGYZSTAN: A popular uprising in the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan has boiled over into a coup. Alexander Cooley, political scientist at Columbia University's Harriman Institute, explains.

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Obama Scraps Bush-Era Missile Plan

Friday, September 18, 2009

Yesterday President Obama announced that he is scrapping the Bush administration's plans for a land-based missile defense system in Poland and the Czech Republic. He's opting instead ...

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