From America’s “secret diplomatic weapon” (The Atlantic)—a man who served five presidents and ten secretaries of state—comes an impassioned argument for the enduring value of diplomacy in an increasingly volatile world.
Despite the BRI’s prevalence in discussions of China’s global engagement, many experts are divided on how to interpret it. Is it a global strategy or just an interregional initiative? How can countries and international companies participate in its growth and development?
By toppling the Justice and Development party in Ankara and Istanbul in Turkey’s local elections, the opposition has shown that Erdogan’s ruling party is not an invincible force.
The Nigerian government has rolled out big-budget programs with the stated aim of helping small businesspeople, but these schemes are more often used by corrupt officials to help themselves.
To keep track of the evolution of the threat landscape involving financial institutions, Carnegie’s Cyber Policy Initiative developed a timeline of cyber incidents targeting financial institutions.
A U.S.-China trade deal looks a little more likely. China’s new foreign investment law is being hailed as an olive branch to Washington. But the vague legal framework is more likely to extend a temporary truce than provide a sustainable solution.
Many in Congress have come to the conclusion that tougher sanctions on Russia are in order. Their activism can serve as a useful check on the Trump administration but, ideally, should not undermine unity with key U.S. allies.
Carnegie’s scholars have worked for years—behind the scenes and publicly—to provide analyses of the North Korean nuclear challenge and recommendations on how to solve it.
Policymakers need to explore ways to make U.S. foreign policy work better for America’s middle class, even if their economic fortunes depend largely on domestic factors and policies.