Foreign Policy

    • Testimony

    Protecting American Primacy in the Indo-Pacific

    Because the Indo-Pacific region promises to become the new center of gravity in global politics, its security problems intimately affect the safety, prosperity, and international position of the United States, as well as the wellbeing of its allies.

    • Op-Ed

    Three Decades of Mistrust

    New Delhi’s current challenge is not about undoing Beijing’s new economic weight in the region. It is about building on its own natural geo-economic advantages in the region.

    • Strategic Europe

    The Battered OSCE Is Needed More Than Ever

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is overstretched, underfunded, and assailed on all sides, yet its work has never been so essential.

    • Testimony

    The United States’ Assistance for Egypt

    • Michele Dunne
    • April 25, 2017
    • U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs

    With a new U.S. administration in office that is reexamining foreign assistance priorities overall, there is an opportunity to take assistance to Egypt off auto-pilot and design an approach that better serves the interests of the United States and of Egypt—the nation broadly, not only the military

    • Testimony

    The Crisis in Libya: Next Steps and U.S. Policy Options

    Having expended considerable military effort in helping Libyan forces wrest territory from the Islamic State last year, the United States should now turn its diplomatic attention to ensuring the country does not slip into greater chaos.

    • Op-Ed

    Trump’s Foreign Policy: 100 Days of Global Bafflement

    A president who was deemed to be unconventional and unpredictable has become quite predictable, at least on the substance of U.S. foreign policy.

    • Book

    Global Governance, Security, and Strategy in the EU-India Partnership

    While traditionally focused on the economic and cultural domains, today the European Union and India are taking unprecedented steps to deepen the security dimension of their partnership.

    • Op-Ed

    Trump’s Unnecessary Trade War With China

    The Trump administration’s obsession with trade deficits is misguided. Instead, the U.S. focus should be on strengthening investment relations with China.

    • Can China Replace the West?

      Without doubt, Asia’s economic ascent has been extraordinary, but Westernization—the spread of the West’s influence and values—has rested on much more than its wealth and the military power derived from it.

      • Strategic Europe

      Letter From Brasília

      • Joe Leahy
      • April 21, 2017

      Despite relative stability at home, Brazilians are increasingly concerned about the decline of globalization in advanced economies, particularly in Europe.

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