Armed protests in Charlottesville highlight how the U.S. government has long devoted insufficient resources to countering domestic far-right movements.
Attempts by the United States and Japan to intercept North Korean ballistic missiles headed toward Guam could fail and undermine the credibility of missile defense.
U.S. missile defense in the twenty-first century is focused on emerging threats from North Korea and Iran, but critics say these systems are too costly and largely unproven.
More than twenty years after its implementation, the North American Free Trade Agreement continues to spur debate over its impact on economic growth and jobs.
China's new artificial intelligence strategy is a signal that Beijing wants to be a leader in AI. How it gets there is a different story.
Artificial intelligence has helped politicians get elected, but what effect is it having on democracy?
Experts consider the economic effects of artificial intelligence.
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Jocelyne Cesari, Jack A. Goldstone, and Pankaj Mishra discuss the rise of ethnonationalism and the future of liberal democracy.
Senator John Cornyn discusses the challenge facing the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.
Is it possible for the United States to avoid a confrontation with China?
Experts discuss foreign language learning in the U.S. education system as well as learning methods that go beyond the classroom walls, and the value of foreign language learning to U.S. national security.
A sweeping narrative account of the last five years in the Middle East and a timely argument of how and why the Arab uprisings failed.
CFR President Richard N. Haass argues for an updated global operating system to address challenges from terrorism and the spread of nuclear weapons to climate change and cyberspace.
The definitive account of the secret war in the tiny Southeast Asian nation of Laos, which lasted almost two decades and forever changed the CIA’s controversial role in foreign policy.