As U.S.-China relations have soured, high-level contact between the two countries’ militaries has declined. Some form of resumed military-to-military interactions could help prevent a misunderstanding or miscalculation from spiralling into a full-blown conflict.
India has proposed a simpler set of rules for drones. These rules could offer a welcome opening for India’s economy.
Contrary to received wisdom, Indian elections have largely been getting less decisive over time, although the effect is generally not statistically significant.
As the countries around it descended into civil war or regressed into authoritarianism, Tunisia held free and fair national and local elections, adopted a liberal-democratic constitution, and witnessed a peaceful transition of power.
Overall, Shelby Grossman’s new book advances an understanding of the informal trade that is so ubiquitous in African economies, using a commendable and ambitious research strategy.
Defence Secretary Austin struck the right note during his visit to Southeast Asia by not following the Trumpian playbook of denouncing China at every turn, but instead promoting positive relations with the region for their own sake.
As Indonesia reels under staggering rates of COVID-19, an ambitious mass inoculation drive offers hope. But limited access to effective vaccines is trapping the Asian giant in an impossible choice between saving lives and livelihoods.
Satellite data has revealed the construction of new nuclear missile silos in Gansu and Xinjiang in western China. How U.S. and Chinese experts interpret the buildup and the motivations behind it could greatly reshape their security relationship.
Chinese-funded railway projects in the Brazilian Amazon were profoundly shaped by dynamic institutional learning on both sides and sharp public debates in Brazil about environmental sustainability.
India’s power distribution companies and electrical grids must undergo reforms to maintain the country’s remarkable shift from fossil fuels to more sustainable forms of renewable energy.
Russian scientists rolled out the country’s COVID-19 vaccine last summer, beating Western vaccine producers to the finish line. But scarce data, broken promises, and corruption have led the vaccine to lose its luster.
Cyber deterrence frameworks that draw from the traditional nuclear deterrence literature and the logic of deterrence by punishment are mismatched to deterrence challenges in cyberspace. Instead, a better approach would be deterrence by denial.
Major powers bear responsibility for reducing systemic risk in cyberspace, and to do this they must make offensive operations more predictable.
News of the SolarWinds hack emerged with reports the incident had triggered an emergency Saturday meeting at the National Security Council. In the weeks that followed, the story dominated headlines.
The chaos in Chinese stock markets last week was exacerbated by foreign investors selling Chinese shares, leaving Beijing’s regulators scrambling to regain their confidence while they tried to stabilize domestic markets.
As cybersecurity threats grow, democracies should avoid borrowing the authoritarians’ playbook. Here’s what democracies need in developing a cyber strategy of their own.
The ECJ is the highest court in the EU. Its rulings earlier in July affirm the power of the state over individual freedoms, particularly a person's right to the freedom of religion.
The implication of the ruling is that a Muslim women who chooses to wear a headscarf, in observation of a mainstream Islamic practice, without the slightest impact on anyone else, is not protected from bigotry or discrimination.
Donald Trump rejected the establishment consensus that the United States has the right and duty to guard international order by force.
Donald Trump was far less interested in a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict — a struggle that has outlasted every postwar president — and far more in a 22-state outcome, normalizing Israel’s relations with the Arab world, especially Persian Gulf countries.