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The State of the U.S.-ROK Alliance

The State of the U.S.-ROK Alliance

Author: Han Sung-joo

Han Sung-joo, former South Korean foreign minister and former ambassador of the ROK to the United States, writes on emerging challenges to U.S.-ROK relations as Lee Myung-bak visits the United States this week.

See more in United States; South Korea

Partners in Preventive Action

Partners in Preventive Action

Authors: Paul B. Stares and Micah Zenko

In this globalized world, countries will need to cooperate on policies that extend across borders to address issues that affect them all, including conflict prevention and peacemaking. The authors of this report assess the strengths and weaknesses of international institutions and provide a set of practical recommendations for how the United States can strengthen the global architecture for preventive action by partnering with those organizations.

See more in Conflict Prevention; United States; International Organizations and Alliances

U.S. Trade and Investment Policy

U.S. Trade and Investment Policy

This Independent Task Force report encourages the Obama administration and Congress to adopt a "pro-America" trade policy that brings to more Americans the benefits of global engagement.

See more in United States; Trade

Post-Qaddafi Instability in Libya

Post-Qaddafi Instability in Libya

Author: Daniel Serwer

Public disorder and instability in Libya could emerge if the Qaddafi regime falls. The United States should support a stabilization effort to prevent the potential consequences of regime failure.

See more in Libya; Conflict Prevention

Justice Beyond The Hague

Justice Beyond The Hague

Author: David Kaye

Recognizing the limitations of current international systems based in The Hague, David A. Kaye provides a strategy for promoting national-level justice and accountability mechanisms to prosecute perpetrators of mass atrocity crimes.

See more in Courts and Tribunals

Crisis in the Congo

Crisis in the Congo

Author: Joshua Marks

Electoral instability and insurrectionary violence may once again afflict the Democratic Republic of Congo. Joshua Marks of the National Endowment for Democracy proposes steps the United States can take to prevent these scenarios from occurring and, if they occur, mitigate their potential consequences.

See more in Elections; Congo, Democratic Republic of