Republican presidential candidate John McCain gave this speech at Fresno State College in Fresno, California on June 23, 2008.
With the help of U.S. defense contractors, China is building the prototype for a high-tech police state. It is ready for export.
Stephen E. Flynn testifies before the House Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism Risk Assessment
Stephen E. Flynn and John Tierney argue that “the best way to mark the 25th anniversary of President Reagan’s ‘Star Wars’ speech would be with a debate about its strategic relevance in our post-Sept. 11 world.”
CFR’s Stephen Flynn says the next U.S. president must revive civilian infrastructure, and with it the confidence to confront disasters both natural and manmade.
Terrorism and other disasters demand calmness and preparation, not panic and demagoguery.
Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani made this statement on homeland security in the Winter 2008 issue of City Journal.
Benazir Bhutto’s assassination highlights the difficulties of campaign security as U.S. candidates attempt to secure themselves without sacrificing interaction with local communities.
Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani gave this speech at the E. Stanley Wright Museum in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire on January 2, 2008.
Michael Levi writes that “the revelation last week that Slovak and Hungarian police arrested three men suspected of selling uranium powder is sure to spark an investigation into how security at the source of those materials failed. It would be wise, though, to study not only how defenses failed but also how authorities succeeded in breaking up the plot.”
Technology plays an increasing role in Homeland Security efforts, spawning a growing U.S.industry for everything from biometrics to cargo screening at ports.
CFR security expert Stephen Flynn outlines the principles he thinks the next president should follow in order to effectively safeguard the homeland.
Two experts debate the extent to which U.S. security is affected by immigration.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Koblentz argues that the United States should work with other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.
The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
Smith's insightful book explores the policy issues testing the Japanese government as it tries to navigate its relationship with an advancing China. More
This revolutionary new look at volatility and crisis in oil markets explores the conditions in which oil supply fears arise, gain popularity, and eventually wane. More
Maximalist finds lessons in the past that anticipate and clarify our chaotic present, revealing the history of U.S. foreign policy in an unexpected new light. More
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