Since coming to power in 2002 Recep Tayyip Erdogan has overseen a radical transformation of Turkey. Once a pillar of the Western alliance, the country has embarked on a militaristic foreign policy, and its democracy, sustained by the aspiration to join the European Union, has given way to one-man rule.
Carnegie scholars assess U.S.-European cooperation on China, technology, climate, and more.
Since 2017, Brussels has become more concerned with Chinese foreign direct investments in infrastructures and technology, establishing investment screening measures, encouraging member-states to launch their own schemes, and launching an important 2019 EU-China strategic outlook.
Turkey should strive to balance its status as a major exporter of drones with careful adherence to best practices and norms on arms sales and export controls.
The United States’ democracy is being threatened by increasingly polarized politics. Other countries’ histories offer warnings and suggest possible solutions.
Tourism and manufacturing are rebounding after coronavirus-related disruptions, but the recovery is fragile.
Insurance will not be “the answer’” to cyber risk. But it should offer a valuable, distinctive contribution to cyber risk management and resilience.
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty’s tenth review has been delayed yet again by the coronavirus pandemic. For the postponed review to have the best chance of success, here’s what all the treaty’s parties need to do in the meantime.
Given the global rise in nuclear activity, the world should move quickly to create such a system. When existing powers are less able to prevent uranium enrichment—and even hand over highly enriched material to other countries—it incentivizes competitors to double down on their programs.
Brussels’s plans to cut emissions by promoting nuclear power has parts of the bloc up in arms.
Despite their geographic diversity, the uprisings shared similar root causes.
Over the last few months, the Government of India and the mainstream media have highlighted the return of economic growth. However, very little attention has been paid to the job market. India’s unemployment rate has been soaring.
Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine has been slow to land in Nigeria. To explain why Russia’s vaccine diplomacy fell short, these domestic factors in Nigeria need to be taken into account.
Shibani Mehta writes about how the unclarified nature of the de facto boundary between India and China—the Line of Actual Control (LAC) is causing a strain on the nations' relationship.
Kazakhstan needs a return to normal in the short term. The unprecedented violence of the past week has traumatized many citizens, destroyed budding small businesses and undermined the country’s image as a welcoming and stable destination for investors.
An assessment of the impact of three major trends on the geopolitical environment of the Indo-Pacific region: intensifying strategic competition between China and the United States, growing pushback against globalization, and the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the last two decades, the Balkans appear to have become a new arena for religious competition between Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Iran. The strategies used by these very different actors show their efforts in exporting faith in the name of power and in projecting their identity and domestic structures.
The Gwadar protests are more than just a story of manipulation of the food insecurity and frustrations of the local population. They also illustrate the failure of an economic development strategy based on fallacies.
Concrete action is the only way Biden can turn back the illiberal tide.
Rudra Chaudhuri writes about the significance of the Tashkent pact in ending the 1965 war between India and Pakistan, and how it brought Russia into South Asian politics.