In this report, Secretary-General Annan commissioned a panel to assess the most urgent global security threats and to propose how to address them before the 2005 UN World Summit. The panel created one hundred and one recommendations, including implementing the Responsibility to Protect.
Dexter Filkins writes in 2004 on U.S. marines and the savagery of the urban war they witnessed in Falluja.
Winner of the Pulitzer Price for International Reporting in 2004, Anthony Shadid writes on Najaf's revival and its lessons for a new Iraq.
This Center for Preventive Action report emerged from a workshop that gathered scholars and practitioners to examine the issue of early warning and conflict prevention.
This book addresses such questions as: What role did outside powers play in the dissolution of Yugoslavia and in the wars that wracked that once-stable country? Why did the victors in the Cold War and the 1991 Gulf War not act earlier to stop the slaughter?
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Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
A groundbreaking analysis of what the changes in American energy mean for the economy, national security, and the environment. More
A roadmap for the United States' greatest overlooked foreign policy challenge of our time--relations with its southern neighbor. More
Two experts argue that despite myriad development strategies, only one can succeed in alleviating poverty in India: the overall growth of the country's economy. More