The modern-day Russian Orthodox Church faces numerous problems but, twenty years after the end of communism, it is adopting a new and energetic strategy of change under the leadership of Patriarch Kirill.
The world is still coping with the consequences of the collapse of the Soviet Union. Two decades later, the West has yet to adjust to the post-Soviet reality and Russia has not settled on its relationship with the rest of the world.
Speaking at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, former president of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf called U.S.-Pakistan relations “terrible,” but said the two countries must come together if they are to defeat terrorism and extremism.
Charles F. Gauvin has been named chief development officer for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
The 10th Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy recognizes individuals and families with exceptional and sustained Records of giving.
The world's major suppliers of civilian nuclear power plants have agreed to apply a common set of principles in their exporting decisions and practices.
Mark Van Putten, president of ConservationStrategy LLC and former president of the National Wildlife Federation, will join the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as a visiting scholar in September.
Togzhan Kassenova, an expert on nonproliferation issues regarding weapons of mass destruction, with a regional focus on Central Asia and Southeast Asia, joined the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as an associate in the Nuclear Policy Program.
Li Bin, a physicist and expert on nuclear arms control and disarmament, joined the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as a senior associate working jointly in the Nuclear Policy Program and the Asia Program. Li’s work focuses on China’s nuclear and arms control policy and U.S.-China nuclear relations.
Georgia is entering a period of political transition and will have a new constitution after parliamentary and presidential elections in 2012 and 2013. While the current government has made progress in building a functioning state, the country’s economic situation is increasingly uncertain.
In America's Challenge, Michael D. Swaine offers a fresh perspective on current and future U.S. policy toward China.
In Juggernaut, Uri Dadush and William Shaw explore the rise of developing countries and how they will reshape the economic landscape.
Protectionist measures increased during the recent global financial and economic crisis, but had little effect on world trade. In a new paper, Uri Dadush, Shimelse Ali, and Rachel Esplin Odell explore the complex and mutually reinforcing set of legal and structural changes in the world economy that make a return to protectionism more costly.
Jordan’s resilient class of political elites have thwarted efforts to open up the political system in the last ten years, writes Marwan Muasher in a new paper.
Osama bin Laden’s death will intensify the debate in Washington over U.S. strategy and plans in Afghanistan. While U.S. policy makers generally agree that a regional solution is essential for transitioning security in Afghanistan, meaningful cooperation among its neighbors remains elusive.
Carnegie's Moisés Naím was honored with the 2011 Ortega y Gasset Journalism Award for Outstanding Professional Career.
President Obama has identified the goal of creating the conditions that would allow for deep reductions in nuclear arsenals. In a report released at the 2011 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference, James M. Acton lays out a detailed policy agenda to reduce U.S. and Russian stockpiles.
Vikram Nehru, chief economist for East Asia and the Pacific at the World Bank, is joining the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace this summer as a senior associate focused on the economic, political, and strategic issues confronting Asia, particularly South East Asia.
Toby Dalton, a former director and senior adviser on nonproliferation issues for the U.S. Department of Energy, has joined the Carnegie Endowment as the deputy director of its Nuclear Policy Program.
Jan Techau, a noted expert on EU integration and foreign policy, transatlantic affairs, and German foreign and security policy, will lead Carnegie Europe.