Is the salience of nuclear topics viewed differently by subject-matter experts than it is by elite opinion shapers? A survey of nuclear-themed editorials and policy articles published between 2001 and 2013.
What happens to an authoritarian country that’s left without its leader and the founder of the regime?
Why the United States needs a broad, new strategy to prepare for—and defend against—the next generation of online warfare.
By reactivating its policy on Pyongyang, Moscow is sending messages to Seoul, Tokyo, Washington, and Beijing, which should be properly understood.
The United States has consistently rejected both isolationism and multilateralism as instruments for meeting its highest strategic ambitions, instead utilizing a dialectical relationship between confederationism and unilateralism to achieve hegemony.
China’s tougher stance toward North Korea may be driving Pyongyang’s current wave of outreach.
Japan’s new self-defense initiative is the right move at the right time: Japan has more to offer in service of regional and national security and it has earned the right to participate.
The Korean Peninsula is an increasingly dangerous, unstable place, and more provocations from Pyongyang are likely. It is time for responsible officials to show initiative.
Washington’s changing posture in the Pacific has deep roots and reflects the need for a new perspective on managing potential rivals.
China has a unique opportunity to play a leading role in convincing North Korea that it has little to lose and much to gain from giving up its chemical weapons arsenal.
This book analyzes the structure and impact of U.S. relations with Pacific countries on regional stability, both bilaterally and multilaterally.
Tension on the Korean Peninsula has increased since North Korean leader Kim Jong-un came to power in 2011. To prevent destabilization, Moscow needs to pursue a more active Korea policy.
It is important to understand the role of nuclear weapons in the grand strategies of key Asian states and the impact of these capabilities—both established and latent—on regional and international stability.
President Barack Obama should articulate a narrowed framework for the legitimate use of nuclear weapons that the United States believes would be defensible for others to follow as long as nuclear weapons remain.
In China, nonproliferation continues to be framed as an excuse behind which Washington and its allies are able to engage in provocative and destabilizing acts.
The United States and China must find ways to cooperate if the rebalance of American policy toward Asia is to succeed.
The Asia-Pacific region epitomizes the type of proliferation challenges the international community faces.
The current stalemate of the IAEA's investigation of undeclared nuclear activities in Syria is the responsibility of the Syrian government, which buried the remains of its covert nuclear reactor in 2008 and now seeks to bury the IAEA investigation.
Responding to non-compliance is a promising area for progress at the 2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, because it imposes no additional burden on states that are playing by the rules.
There is no single solution to the financial crisis for middle-income countries, but fundamental labor markets reforms that create high-paying jobs are key to restarting economic growth.
Due to his age, young Kim Jong-un cannot afford to rule the way his aged father did. The old system will not guarantee him another 40—50 years in power. Therefore, he is forced to change it, however risky these changes might be.
Russia’s economic, political and strategic environment in the West is fast deteriorating. One obvious way to respond to this is to reach out to Asia and the Pacific.
There have been many events in Asia in 2013. But some of them stand to impact the most the global policy and security in 2014.
Eurasia Outlook returns in 2014 and in the months ahead it will focus on the issues that are likely to shape the future of Eurasia.
In 2013, Europe was a peaceful place, but elsewhere in Eurasia, things were not as peaceful. This eventful year promises an interesting 2014.
Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific, one of the main themes of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, held on October 7 and 8 in Bali, is certainly growing.
Moisés Naím discusses the international news stories of the week.
Satellite images show activity at Yongbyon nuclear complex in North Korea.
The informal surroundings at Sunnylands enable Xi and Obama to have private and meaningful discussion about critical bilateral and global issues.
Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping have the chance to make history when they meet for an informal meeting near Palm Springs, California. The meeting offers a rare chance to make progress on issues ranging from the economy to cybersecurity.
North Korea has issued new threats against South Korea and has demanded an apology for protests in the South.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s first visit to China will likely see a focus on security on the Korean peninsula, the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, and cyber security.
In China, Kerry needs to focus on the broader context of the U.S.-China strategic relationship and how North Korea will harm this relationship.
Kim Jong Un’s challenge is to hold power in a world where democracies seem to be overtaking autocracies.
Tensions with North Korea are rising as the United States strengthens its missile defense in response to threats.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has used strong words against North Korea after the country threatened to attack the United States.
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