January 23, 2018
The UN is right to underscore the benefits of broad-based international cooperation on migration, particularly regarding measures that could, over time, reduce migrant flows by improving conditions i…
October 24, 2017
China’s success in the next five years will depend largely on how well the government manages the tensions underlying its complex agenda. In particular, China’s leaders will need to balance a muscula…
January 2, 2018
This post is co-authored by Karen Karniol-Tambour, Head of Investment Research at Bridgewater Associates.
Several positive macroeconomic trends suggest that the global economy could finally be in …
June 2, 2010
How would the Arab states of the Middle East react if Iran were to acquire a nuclear weapons capability? In this Working Paper, sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Michael …
February 14, 2018
Italy’s elections will shape the country’s response to economic stagnation, migration woes, and European integration, with repercussions across the continent.
February 13, 2018
Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering February 3 to February 13, was compiled w…
“Nobody really knew what to expect when Donald Trump became U.S. president. Would he disrupt the status quo or maintain it? Blow himself up or escape unscathed? One year in, the answer is yes,” write…
February 8, 2018
China is North Korea’s biggest trade partner and has leverage over Kim Jong-un’s regime, yet its policies focus more on border stability than nuclear threat.
February 2, 2018
President Nicolas Maduro’s efforts to consolidate power amid a deepening economic and humanitarian crisis have drawn widespread international condemnation.
February 1, 2018
The would-be independent state strikes a contrast with Somalia as a place of relative peace and democratic stability, but international recognition has remained out of reach.