Biden has signaled that he’s open to dialogue with America’s rivals, and that he doesn’t want another Cold War. But his rhetoric at times sounds like he’s gearing up for one, and that he’s formulating a Biden Doctrine that emphasizes the “alliance of democracies” vision he articulated in 2020.
By staking the legitimacy of U.S. global supremacy on their ultimately disastrous response to 9/11, successive leaders tarnished the “indispensable nation” project among Americans themselves.
In June 2017, Saudi authorities at the immigration counter at the King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah pulled aside for questioning two young Libyan men who were flying back to Libya after performing the umrah pilgrimage.
Twenty years after terrorists infiltrated the world’s sole superpower, turned passenger aircraft into guided missiles and reduced the Twin Towers and part of the Pentagon to rubble, has the truism of that moment—that 9/11 “changed everything”—proven to be false?
The uncertain origin of the coronavirus has focused attention on gain-of-function research—studying viruses to learn how they spread. How can countries work together to ensure stringent safety standards?
For a president who was determined to break the mold in South-North relations and to support the normalization of U.S.-North Korea ties, Moon seems poised to leave office with his biggest foreign policy mark on the reinvigoration of the Seoul-Washington alliance.
A U.S.-Russian bilateral agreement on cyberattacks against financial integrity would be an important first step that could help build confidence to make progress on other, more challenging areas that affect the financial sector, such as collaboration around reigning in cyber-enabled financial crime.
Growing threats require renewed U.S. alliance deterrence and assurance initiatives in East Asia. But increasing the prominence of nuclear weapons in U.S. northeast Asian alliances could backfire.
During the U.S.-Russia summit, President Biden met with the press following the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin that included discussions focused on cybersecurity.
To fulfill its ambition of becoming an effective geopolitical power, the EU should place ecological security and diplomacy at the heart of its foreign and security policy. This approach should entail practical and innovative strategies that pursue systemic regeneration at home and abroad.
The coronavirus pandemic has strained the EU’s efforts to promote democracy. Nowhere is this clearer than in the Western Balkans, where China and Russia have used vaccine diplomacy to strengthen their roles in the region.
The relationship between China and the United States is the central drama of global politics today. It captures and defines the current era: great-power rivalry, ideological competition, the diffusion of advanced technology, and the weakening of U.S. hegemony.
India’s proposed data protection law would create an enormous task for the new agency formed to regulate it. Given stretched resources, the new Data Protection Authority should take a strategic approach.
The Chinese Communist Party’s centenary is a timely reminder of the need to go beyond the focus on the PLA in the context of the boundary question and China’s foreign policy in South Asia
A recent report suggests that China trails the United States in cyberspace. But Chinese leaders are eying a long-term strategy, so Western governments would be wise not to underestimate Beijing.
Border crossings and cross-border connections have become essential components in the growing regional contest for influence in Iraq.
America’s return to the Paris Climate Accord in January 2021 was a milestone in the global push for climate action.
The Trump administration always made it fairly clear that it was far less interested in a two-state solution than in facilitating ties between Israel and the Arab states—a veritable 22-state solution.
China’s new digital currency, the e-CNY, could give Beijing valuable information about financial transactions and be used by Chinese firms to sidestep U.S. sanctions. But in order for it to meet lofty ambitions, there are some tricky structural questions that must be worked out first.
Seismic shifts unleashed by the 2010–2011 uprisings fueled Islamist groups’ protests and power but also resulted in their repression and conflict. This volume ultimately reveals some important nuances of Islamist politics and parties in a tumultuous period for the Middle East and North Africa.