A presidential election and the demands of economic recovery could offer the United States a new chance to lead on climate.
The United States can’t bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic without a strategy to support its workers and equip them to compete in the rapidly changing global economy.
New data reveal how Trump’s trade war backfired. Despite U.S. tariffs, China has increased its trade surplus and diversified its export markets.
Deepening ties with its Asian neighbors will be a challenging but vital component of India’s post-pandemic recovery.
Calls to decouple the United States from China obscure steep obstacles and unknown risks that warrant fuller debate.
Iran faces an array of converging crises but shows few signs of altering its confrontational course.
Pre-pandemic trends look likely to continue, centralizing more power in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist government.
India could play a leading role in establishing multilateral data governance, but it will have to back away from protectionist impulses.
Congress should lead the reorientation of assistance policies towards Egypt as well as urge administration engagement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in order to promote more constructive outcomes.
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Russia will remain a formidable adversary for the United States, yet they have a shared interest in avoiding outright war. Time and patience will be needed to rebuild the relationship.
The rise of China has changed India’s security landscape, creating opportunities to deepen its partnerships and enhance its regional posture.
Before Washington starts providing unconditional support to another Arab authoritarian, the United States should be clear about what it wants out of the relationship and how it should use the leverage it has with the UAE to achieve those outcomes.
Lately, the behavior of India’s Supreme Court institution—once recognized as among the most prestigious judicial bodies in the world—has been seen as problematic on another count: The Court has ceased to confront the government.
Following the August Beirut port explosion, the Lebanese Armed Forces must rebuild trust with the civilian population. The LAF can serve as a critical pillar in Lebanese government efforts to strengthen national security and identity in the midst of the crisis, in light of security sector assistance from the United States and other Western partners.
The end of the INF Treaty and debates over NATO’s nuclear sharing arrangements could spell the end of nuclear arms control.
Most anti-state revolts across the Indian subcontinent have now been crushed, demobilized, or contained. Yet beneath that surface, state coercive power remains contested.
The last month has been a seismic political moment in Belarus, replete with dramatic scenes recalling other historic European flashpoints. Stunning mass protests erupted in the wake of the flagrantly rigged Aug. 9 elections in which incumbent Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko.
Political leaders promised relief to hard-hit enterprises and families but assistance has been slow. All three governments rushed to re-start their economies in May, with inconsistent messaging impeding public awareness on how to re-open safely.
Russian foreign policy remains focused primarily on Europe. That said, Moscow’s diplomatic foray into Asia hinges on its burgeoning strategic partnership with China.