Measuring how well countries adhere to the rule of law in practice can be a first step in setting benchmarks, stimulating and guiding reforms, and deepening understanding and appreciation for its fundamental features.
India confronts an exceptionally difficult national security problem: how to motivate Pakistan to prevent cross-border terrorism.
One under-recognized factor is fueling many of the world’s most violent crises—not bitter identity rifts or imperial delusions, but the simple drive to amass lucre.
The UN matters—and if it fails, falters, or fades away it would fundamentally erode the stability of an already fragile global order.
How can aid providers and activists alike think more strategically about women’s political empowerment?
Carnegie launches its new blog, Diwan, with a discussion about social activism and media in the Arab world.
In an era defined by “pivots” and “resets,” the United States has maintained a precarious balance at home and abroad.
What is the current relationship between disarmament and strategic stability? How might arms control and disarmament change in the twenty-first century? What relevance does the security environment have in current and future arms control initiatives?
Corruption hardly topped the threat list when U.S. military forces and civilians first entered Afghanistan in 2001. But recognition of its devastating potential to undermine U.S. national security objectives is far higher today.
Much remains to be done globally in order to harness the power of nuclear energy while reducing the risk of nuclear materials and technologies falling into malicious hands.