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May 21, 2018

United States
Meeting the Challenge of Slow-Motion Crises

The United States faces three slow-motion crises—the future of work, climate change, and the federal debt—that we risk not tackling until it is too late.

February 13, 2017

Japan
Abe-Trump-Asia-Unbound "Behind Japan, 100%"

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could not have wished for a better outcome from his summit meeting with President Donald Trump. To be sure, there were some awkward moments—like the Lost in Translation-like…

March 24, 2010

Defense and Security
091202-N-0696M-122 Welcome Move on Mexico's Drug Wars

On their high octane visit to Mexico City yesterday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and senior administration officials formally announced changes in U.S.-Mexico security cooperation that had bee…

June 29, 2016

United States
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference, as he is watched by a piper in front of the lighthouse, at his Turnberry golf course in Scotland on June 24, 2016. Brexit, Experts, and Trump: Is Policy Expertise Still Relevant in a Populist Age?

Among the main casualties of the populist wave now surging through Western democracies is respect for policy expertise. Michael Gove, justice secretary in the UK government and cheerleader for Brexit…

January 27, 2005

Iraq
IRAQ: Reconstruction

This publication is now archived. What’s the status of Iraqi reconstruction?It’s advancing slowly. The U.S.-led coalition in Iraq can cite some progress as it tries to restore basic services and brin…

August 22, 2011

Summer’s End Summer’s End

I am away on vacation at an undisclosed location.  Below please find a list of what I am reading while I am away, though I am open to suggestions.  There is a very good bookstore in a nearby town. …

December 20, 2006

Disasters
Assessing the Tsunami Warning System

Two years after a tsunami devastated several Indian Ocean countries, a rudimentary warning system is in place. But coordination and funding concerns have slowed plans for a permanent regional system.

October 25, 2010

China
A New Threshold for Japan’s Diplomacy A New Threshold for Japan’s Diplomacy

I have just returned from a week in Tokyo, where I attended the annual CSIS-Nikkei conference on U.S.-Japan relations. As I noted in our CFR.org roundup on how Washington should respond to Beijing’s …

October 22, 2010

China
Can Americans Think (Strategically)?

WINSTON LORD: So I think we'll get going. My name is Winston Lord. I'm delighted to be presiding at this session. Let's get the housekeeping out of the way at the beginning. This meeting actually is…

October 22, 2010

China
Can Americans Think (Strategically)?

Dean Kishore Mahbubani discusses the relations of the United States with the ASEAN countries, China, and India as well as strategic geopolitical contradictions and opportunities for the United States…