Dubai is just one of many enablers of global corruption, crime, and illicit financial flows, but addressing the emirate’s role presents anticorruption practitioners, law enforcement agencies, and policymakers with particularly complex challenges.
American Intelligence found that Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American soldiers in Afghanistan.
Terrorism, petty crime, and, even more broadly, conflict, will not simply disappear. We must take advantage of the relative lull in such activities to address how we can reduce the threat of violence to make citizens feel safe on the streets.
Nearly thirty years after the demise of the Soviet Union, and amidst China’s rise and Russia’s revanchism, will U.S. policymakers reconceive the role alliances should play in 21st century national security strategy and recapture one of the country’s great force multipliers, or let them wither on the vine?
Though it’s a shame that the group of seven major industrialized nations’ leaders were not able to gather amid the raging global pandemic—and perhaps, even more likely, due to mounting tensions between the United States and its allies—the grouping was always unlikely to achieve much with U.S. President Donald Trump at the helm.
From arms control to trade, the post-1945 order is crumbling fast. To protect its democratic way of life, Europe must create new global alliances built to deal with a post-pandemic world.
Join us for a timely conversation on the implications of the global pandemic response on cybersecurity, privacy, and democracy with Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and New York Times national security correspondent David Sanger.
Confronted by the deadly threat of the coronavirus pandemic, governments are focusing resources on managing the virus within their own borders and markedly directing little attention toward an effective international response. Even more striking is the U.S. absence on the international stage.
COVID-19 creates specific challenges for Muslim religious authorities pertaining to assembly, practice, and policy. With public health measures affecting Muslim worshippers the most during the month of Ramadan, authorities must answer questions from individual citizens and political actors alike.
At the national level, the current crisis consolidates a populist rapport between a person, Modi, and a fictional representation of the people.