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There is an urgent need for a more disciplined U.S. foreign policy that is clear-eyed about a more competitive world, realistic about the limits of American power, and aligned with domestic renewal. The Carnegie American Statecraft Program examines America’s role in the world and recommends policy ideas to help meet this need.
Carnegie Connects is our premier virtual event series hosted by Aaron David Miller. Every other week, he tackles the most pressing foreign policy issues of the day in conversations with journalists, policymakers, historians, and experts.
The United States needs new strategies for an era of intensified great power competition. Workable strategies must be cognizant of the limits of American power and consonant with America's history and values. We tackle the major challenges and ground our policy recommendations in analysis that leverages Carnegie’s unparalleled global reach.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace research in this area aims identifies practical steps the United States can take to ensure its foreign policy advances the well-being of America’s middle class and disadvantaged groups.
Biden once scolded George W. Bush for pledging to defend Taiwan. Now he is making a worse mistake by chipping away at long-standing policy without a better alternative.
Why there are relatively few African Americans in the senior ranks of the U.S. military and what can be done about it.
It was a victory for Biden, but the jihadi threat to United States is not nearly as acute as the challenges that ail the nation internally.
There’s far more at stake than the security consequences of Russia’s war in Ukraine.
The former prime minister will try to regain power, but his success is not inevitable—or impossible.
Three developments have enabled Ukraine to level the playing field in key ways.
Christopher S. Chivvis is the director of the American Statecraft Program at the Carnegie Endowment.
Suzanne DiMaggio is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she focuses on U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East and Asia, especially Iran and North Korea.
Rozlyn C. Engel is a nonresident scholar in the American Statecraft Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she focuses on global macroeconomic risks, U.S. economic policy (foreign and domestic), and questions facing the economic intelligence community.
Ethan B. Kapstein is a nonresident scholar with the American Statecraft Program.
Jennifer Kavanagh is a senior fellow in the American Statecraft Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Aaron David Miller is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, focusing on U.S. foreign policy.
Christopher Shell is a fellow in the American Statecraft Program at the Carnegie Endowment
Stephen Wertheim is a senior fellow in the American Statecraft Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.