February 1, 2018U.S. Foreign Policy
President Trump’s State of the Union speech signaled the White House’s dangerous and growing fixation on using maximum pressure alone to denuclearize North Korea. But the soundest way to resolve the …
January 24, 2018Lebanon
In testimony to the House Foreign Affairs Committee last November, I raised some doubts about U.S. military aid to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF). My main concern was that the LAF "is increasingly i…
November 3, 2017South Africa
As whites in South Africa protest perceived marginalization, it's worth taking a look at the legacies of apartheid, slavery, and Jim Crow.
January 19, 2018Russia
The United States must respond to Russia's interference in the 2016 elections by pursuing a strategy of containment. Without a comprehensive response, Russia's meddling will continue.
October 17, 2017Kurds
Washington should respond to sectarian conflict near Kirkuk by seeking to preserve a united Iraq while supporting Kurdish autonomy.
December 8, 2017South Korea
This post is co-authored by Sungtae "Jacky" Park, research associate for Korea Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Traditional security issues in the Asia-Pacific, such as tensions on th…
November 7, 2017North Korea
This post is co-authored by Sungtae "Jacky" Park, research associate for Korea Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Yet again, Asia watchers are pondering how China might be able to help …