The rift between Europe and the United States over Iran is deepening. To regain leverage, the Europeans should engage all eight Gulf states in talks about regional security and nonproliferation.
As South Korea ponders the future of inter-Korean ties and the prospects for unification, one abiding reality is that core security choices are going to become increasingly difficult and politically charged.
An accomplished negotiator puts nuclear arms control in perspective—what it has achieved, where it has failed, and what it can do for our future security.
By trying to manage the financial fallout of the coronavirus without also providing democratic reform, the EU will unleash another cycle of the legitimacy problems it has suffered since the eurozone crisis.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on May 12 had two central messages: India will have to learn to live with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and India must pivot towards economic recovery.
While the world hoped this pandemic might lead to more cooperation between these two great powers, American and Chinese leaders instead fell into a blame game and allowed their increasing suspicions to guide their decision-making.
How does diplomacy work in the age of social distancing and coronavirus?
The only solution, victims of this virus assert, is to isolate and weaken Beijing and intimidate it with massive levels of defense spending, the go-to solution for virtually all of the United States’ foreign policy ills.
As the officials, almost all civilians, discussed the options, they turned to the U.S. military representative at the meeting for his view of the proposed new bombing campaign.
As Lebanon begins negotiations with the International Monetary Fund, the two sides will have to find the least painful path to adjustment in the country.
Among the bevy of great and middle powers involved in Libya, China is often neglected. It is not pouring in mercenaries or conducting airstrikes, but China is steadily investing and exerting influence in ways that promote Libya’s eventual integration into China’s global ambitions.
China’s policies do not evidence a commitment to global governance as such, only an effort to advance China’s objectives through multilateral organizations.
India’s migrant workers have fallen through the cracks of its social security net, and government response has shown a significant gap between high-minded intentions reflected in existing laws and their implementation.
Since the Digital Silk Road was announced, self-proclaimed DSR projects have enjoyed substantial support from state entities as part of the BRI, which is a top policy priority of China’s leadership.
Other democracies have managed to pull back from nativist political rhetoric. It’s past time for the United States to do the same.
The foundation of the current Kremlin ideology is a defensive narrative: that we have always been attacked and forced to defend ourselves. Another line of defense is history.
Although it may appear more unstable and violent, the “new normal” in India-Pakistan relations following the 2019 Balakot crisis may in fact closely resemble the prior situation.
There have been plenty of instances of democratic slippage during the pandemic. If the democracies experiencing these problems can’t reverse course, the political consequences will be severe
Governments around the world are turning to new forms of digital surveillance to monitor the spread of the coronavirus, though they are mostly using existing laws to do so.
Women in Colombia who support and empower their communities, often against organized violence, face unique and gendered threats. The coronavirus pandemic has made them even more acute.