America and India risk failing to deliver on the full potential of the strategic bet they have made on one another. That will have enormous ramifications for both countries, the future of the Indo-Pacific, and the geopolitics of the unfolding century.
No matter who wins in November, turning back the clock to 2016 will not be possible. European trust in U.S. leadership has been irreparably damaged.
If some nuclear arsenals and operational plans are especially likely to threaten the global environment and food supply, all states would benefit from actions to reduce such risks.
Taiwan’s innovation advantage is in danger of eroding. It needs a revitalized and broadened strategy, more diverse investments in human capital and next-generation industries, and forward-looking partnerships with the United States.
Trump’s pact with China didn’t just misread how the global economy works. It enshrined an outdated way of resolving trade disputes that could spell the end of the global trading system as the world knows it.
Putin’s foreign policy goal has been Russia’s return as a world power. The UN is a positive platform for this, but Russia’s rejection of external norms has paralyzed the institution.
The Egyptian military’s takeover in 2013 transformed its role in the national economy, turning it into an autonomous actor that can reshape markets and influence government policy setting and investment strategies.