The system for launching a nuclear strike in response to an enemy attack is fraught and risky. A delayed response option would make everyone safer.
It is only a matter of time before maliciously manipulated or fabricated content surfaces of a major presidential candidate in 2020. Here is what every campaign needs to do in advance of a deepfake emergency.
Since the 1950s, the United States has been designated to command South Korean forces in the event that war once again breaks out on the Korean Peninsula. The August 2019 military exercises are a big step toward changing that.
A Yemeni scholar visited the city of Marib and found that, against all odds, people are using their resilience and ingenuity to survive the devastation of war.
China has long snubbed invitations to join U.S.-Russian nuclear arms control talks. Carnegie’s George Perkovich and a top Chinese nuclear expert discuss why the United States might regret it if China said yes.
With diplomacy failing and a battlefield stalemate in Libya, the United States must act to protect Libyan civilians from humanitarian disaster.
Nuclear negotiations with North Korea are at an impasse, but there are pragmatic ways the United States can seek to regain diplomatic momentum.
Focusing on Russia’s new style of hybrid warfare alone is a misguided interpretation of how the Kremlin wields power.
At a workshop in Bahrain last week, Jared Kushner gave a slick presentation of the economic portion of the White House’s new peace plan for Israelis and Palestinians. But beneath the glossy packaging were the same failed ideas.
Riyadh has far more to lose than Washington from escalation with Tehran. A policy of incremental Saudi engagement offers the kingdom a way out of the crisis.
If anything, growing fragmentation in the European Parliament means that the prospects for any serious EU reform agenda seem even less promising over the next few years.
Korean unification will pose massive governance and economic challenges that go far beyond denuclearization. To ensure stability, South Korea should work with international partners now, to sketch out how a unified Korea might work.
On his first visit overseas as U.S. president, Trump pledged to improve security and relations with the Middle East. But that is not what has actually happened.
Italy was the first big European economy to join China’s enormous infrastructure project, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Why did Rome sign up, and what are the risks?
Brexit has made leaving the EU seem unappetizing, so nationalists now want to change the European Union from within. To stop them, pro-European parties of different political colors will need to band together.
Instead of outright rejecting China’s ambitious international development initiative as such, the European Union is seeking to shape China’s strategy and provide credible alternatives.
At his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe must keep talks focused on shared mutual interests, without allowing the agenda to get hijacked by real areas of disagreement.
Unlike most of its neighbors, France does not want to allow the UK more time to leave the EU. But this is not about schadenfreude—the French position is based upon genuine angst.
Far from being an unbiased mediator in the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, the United States has been part of the problem. Now it is time for other countries to step in.
The United States has long seen Europe as wishy washy in its response to Chinese expansion. But the EU’s interactions with China are becoming much more hard-nosed.