Michael Moran argues that on security issues, at least, France and U.S. appear to agree on need to act.
Distinguished professors Daniel Deudney and G. John Ikenberry argue that the United States should initiate a new phase of democratic internationalism based on the "pull of success rather than the push of power."
Two Africa experts urge the incoming Obama administration to focus on resolving Africa's disastrous conflicts, and finding a way to sustain development on the continent.
The authors of a new book says it was the fall of the Berlin Wall, not the 9/11 attacks, that ushered in the biggest changes confronting U.S. foreign policymakers.
Counterterrorism expert Bruce Hoffman discusses the White House's new National Strategy for Combatting Terrorism, which he says is imperfect, but a substantial improvement on its predecessor.
U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs released this report on April 17, 2014. The report details "progress made on the non-military elements of the Obama administration's policy to pursue a strategic rebalance towards the Asia-Pacific region."
Secretary Chuck Hagel traveled to China and Japan as part of the Obama administration's rebalance to the Asia Pacific region. On April 8, 2014, he spoke at the PLA's National Defense University about military-to-military relations and took questions about the U.S. stance on East China Sea and South China Sea disputes, the status of Taiwan, and the rapid economic development in China.
The government of China released its first policy paper on the European Union (EU) in October 2003, outlining potential areas of bilateral cooperation. In April 2014, China released an update on the relationship: "Deepen the China-EU Comprehensive Strategic Partnership for Mutual Benefit and Win-win Cooperation."
Secretary of State John Kerry made his fifth trip to Asia since 2013. He visited officials in South Korea, China, Indonesia, and United Arab Emirates, February 13-18.
The State of the Union is a speech given annually by the president to Congress, in which the president outlines the current condition of the United States and national priorities for the coming year, based on the U.S. Constitution, Article Two, Section Three. President Obama has delivered his State of the Union Address speeches on January 27, 2010, January 25, 2011, January 24, 2012, February 12, 2013, and January 28, 2014.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Scot Marciel, testified on December 18, 2013 about the economic aspects of the Obama Administration's rebalance to Asia, before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs.
During his trip to Asia, Vice President Joe Biden met with South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hungwon, President Park Geun-Hye, and students at Yonsei University.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.
The authors assess the political, security, and economic challenges facing U.S. policymakers in Afghanistan and evaluate a range of policy options.
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.
This clear and authoritative book presents a sweeping account of China's global resource quest and the unrivaled expansion of its economy. More
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes. More
An authoritative and accessible look at what countries must do to build durable and prosperous democracies—and what the United States and others can do to help. More