Religious authority is an increasingly influential but poorly understood source of power in governments throughout the Middle East. Who speaks for Islam in the region? How do Islamists and fundamentalists harness and exert religious authority, despite Islam’s largely decentralized power structure?
How did a simple Facebook post inspire thousands of Palestinians to protest the siege of Gaza and renew demands for the right to return?
Thirty years of fueling debate, enriching policy, and initiating change.
The Fourth Estate is under unprecedented assault in the United States and in many parts of the world. Award winning journalists Marvin Kalb and Ted Koppel will discuss Kalb’s book.
Unpacking the second U.S.-North Korea summit is going to be a long term process but it will be seen as a major turning point—both positively and negatively—on prospects for North Korea’s denuclearization, the extent of inter-Korean détente, and the future of the U.S.-ROK alliance.
Should the EU seek to become a more unified geopolitical bloc to better compete against other powers?
Whether or not America itself declines or thrives under President Trump’s leadership, the post-war liberal international order underpinned by U.S. military, economic, and ideological primacy and supported by global institutions serving the United States’ power and purpose is no longer stable.
In reaction to recent campaigns to compromise democratic elections and to influence public opinion, Western governments have taken steps to create more resilient democracies in the digital world.
Representative Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, joined Carnegie President William J. Burns for a preview of the foreign policy priorities of the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives.
The Arab world is facing unprecedented socioeconomic, political, and institutional challenges. With the old order breaking down, citizens and states should forge new social contracts to address these massive challenges.