The only effective way to create a more stable environment in the maritime areas near China is for the United States to lead a serious diplomatic dialogue with Beijing and other claimants aimed at establishing mutually acceptable restraints, accompanied by strong U.S. and allied deterrence signals.
Since 2014, the United States has publicly accused Russia of violating the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. In light of reports that Russia has already deployed a significant number of prohibited missiles, the Trump administration will face the tough decision about whether or not to remain committed to the treaty.
Delhi’s current realism on China is a welcome departure from the past, when India used hide problems in the grandiose rhetoric on global solidarity. Under the new approach, there is no fudging of differences.
Overcoming the present regulatory inertia around drones in India is important both from the perspective of the civilian drone industry—one capable of leading to multiple technological innovations, high-volume manufacture, and beneficial uses—and the overall economy.
Syria’s conflict has forced tribal communities to turn inwards, and such localization has further undermined tribal solidarities.
In India, candidates distribute money to buy into the system, not to quid pro quo purchase votes.
Political bots are playing a major role in how an average voter consumes news and information.
Sino-Russian relations are fairly strong and mutually beneficial, particularly for Russia in its pursuit of global power status. It will be difficult to manage triangular relations between China, the United States, and Russia.
The Reykjavik summit from thirty years ago shows what can be done when two leaders, whose states are supposedly implacable enemies, take responsibility and act to enhance the world’s strategic stability and safety.
If explained in details and promoted by the Russian and Bangladeshi authorities, solutions about water supply, spent nuclear fuel, and security could end some concerns and fears about the Rooppur NPP and help create a friendly environment around this project.
Now that Morocco has regained its seat at the African Union, the Kingdom faces a new context where it must defend its core interests while proving that it is a responsible stakeholder whose membership benefits the AU.
The United States should strike a “middle path” in its policy toward Russia: standing up for core U.S. principles and values but also cooperating with Russia where necessary.
For progressives looking to challenge Trump on foreign policy, now is the time to define their stance lest they enable a more traditional and hawkish element.
The Rashtriya Swayamasevak Sangh, a paramilitary volunteer organization in India, no longer relies solely on grassroots growth. Its groundwork is now supplemented by statism.
What can be learned about China’s hypersonic boost-glide weapon program from flight tests, and the implications of the program for the security of the United States and our allies.
The shallow state is in many respects the antithesis of the deep state. It actively eschews experience, knowledge, relationships, insight, craft, special skills, tradition, and shared values and in fact celebrates its ignorance of and disdain for those things.
U.S. efforts have made a crucial difference in Africa during recent administrations. The new administration should continue this engagement.
The new U.S. administration needs to send strong signals to forces on all sides of the Libya conflict, as well as their foreign patrons, and make clear that a political settlement presents the only viable path out of the chaos.
South Korea’s ongoing political crisis is making it difficult to respond effectively to North Korean provocations.
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