• Cuba
    U.S.-Cuba Relations
    Communist Cuba has long been a major foreign policy challenge for the United States. The bilateral relationship thawed considerably under President Obama, but many restrictions were reimposed by the Trump administration. 
  • Iran Nuclear Agreement
    What Is the Iran Nuclear Deal?
    The fate of the arms control agreement is in doubt following the United States’ withdrawal and Iran’s noncompliance, but newly elected leaders in both countries in 2021 have signaled a willingness to mend the deal.
  • Cybersecurity
    The EU’s Response to SolarWinds
    While EU’s issuance of the declaration of solidarity in response to the SolarWinds cyber campaign is a sign of progress, it fails to provide clarification on what, if any, further actions can be expected from Brussels.

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John B. Bellinger III
John B. Bellinger III

Adjunct Senior Fellow for International and National Security Law

Brent McIntosh
Brent McIntosh

Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics and Finance

Justin Muzinich
Justin Muzinich

Distinguished Fellow

Gideon Rose
Gideon Rose

Mary and David Boies Distinguished Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy

  • Cuba
    U.S.-Cuba Relations
    Since Fidel Castro’s ascent to power in 1959, U.S.-Cuba ties have endured a nuclear crisis, a long U.S. economic embargo, and political hostilities. The diplomatic relationship remained frozen well beyond the end of the Cold War but moved toward normalization during the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama, whose policies were largely rolled back under President Donald Trump.
  • Cybersecurity
    Cyber Week in Review: April 23, 2021
    Russia responds to U.S. sanctions, expels ten diplomats and eight officials; UK government launches campaign against foreign spies; U.S. lawmakers introduce ambitious anti-surveillance technology bill; Facebook targets two separate Palestinian hacker groups; and the European Union proposes new limits on artificial intelligence.
  • Cybersecurity
    Cyber Week in Review: April 16, 2021
    Data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users leaked online; Biden taps National Security Agency veteran as first national cyber director; Operation to block hacker access to Microsoft Exchange servers approved by Justice Department; The United States imposes new sanctions on Russia for SolarWinds breach; and Romania bars China and Huawei from domestic 5G development.