American democracy has been deeply damaged by a president’s refusal to concede power and his supporters’ use of violence and intimidation to pressure political officials—problems fueled by polarization and an antidemocratic faction of the Republican Party. Here’s where the fault lines come from—and how to begin patching them.
While Generation Z will inherit the fallout from failures of U.S. leadership at home and abroad, it has the tools and perspective to shape a more sustainable and inclusive future. Four principles of a Gen Z foreign policy should guide today’s policymakers for tomorrow’s global challenges.
To help expand and sustain America’s middle class, U.S. foreign policy makers need a new agenda that will rebuild trust at home and abroad..
The United States cannot continue to go it alone in the Middle East. Here’s why a selective multilateral approach to fixing problems in the region will bring better results.
To quickly lower the risk of nuclear escalation, manage arms racing, and avoid a breakdown in future treaty negotiations, the United States, Russia, and China should consider five politically binding proposals to build transparency and confidence.
The EU’s new human rights sanctions regime is a major step forward. Yet the union needs to better establish how the regime connects to the rest of the its foreign policy.
India faces a host of biological risk factors. Drawing lessons from the coronavirus pandemic and prior biological disasters, India’s government should pursue new safety protocols and develop new institutions to manage future biological risk.
A vision for how the international community could better protect the financial system against cyber threats.
After the firestorm of polarization of recent months, can post-election America heal its divisions? Sobering portents of continued polarization point to the need to manage rather than try to cure the disease.
The stage is set for a potentially disruptive period in South Korea–U.S. security relations. If tensions are allowed to build, the alliance could rupture.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is pleased to announce the renaming of the Carnegie Middle East Center to the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center. To celebrate this important moment and to honor the legacy of Malcolm Kerr, we invite you to join us for a discussion on the future of the Middle East.
When a diverse group of analysts studied the effects of U.S. foreign policy decisions on the middle class, they found a worrying picture. Here is how Washington can do a better job.
The murder of George Floyd has underscored the deep inequities that have long plagued American society. In a note to the Carnegie community, Bill Burns reflects on Carnegie’s commitment to build a more just future here at home and around the world, without which peace will remain beyond our grasp.