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January 25, 2018

China
Geostrategic and Military Drivers and Implications of the Belt and Road Initiative

In testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Ely Ratner assessed the geostrategic drivers and implications of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). He recommended sit…

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a news conference at the end of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China. May 15, 2017.

July 26, 2005

China
Law in Political Transitions: Lessons from East Asia and the Road Ahead for China

Room 419 of the Dirksen Senate Office BuildingWritten Statement of Jerome A. CohenCHINA’S LEGAL SYSTEM IN TRANSITIONSenator Hagel and other distinguished members of the Commission and staff: I am ple…

May 24, 2005

Global
Reducing the Threat of Nuclear Terrorism: A Review of the Department of Energy's Global Threat Reduction Initiative

Testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Mr. Chairman, I appreciate the opportunity to contribute to this important hearing on the D…

May 24, 2005

United States
Reducing the Threat of Nuclear Terrorism: A Review of the Department of Energy’s Global Threat Reduction Initiative

Testimony before the House Energy and Commerce CommitteeSubcommittee on Oversight and InvestigationsMr. Chairman, I appreciate the opportunity to contribute to this important hearing on the Departmen…

May 24, 2016

India
U.S. Relations With India

In testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Alyssa Ayres overviewed the full U.S.-India relationship in the lead-up to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington, DC…

U.S. President Barack Obama talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) during a working dinner at the White House with heads of delegations attending the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington March 31, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

December 2, 2015

Syria
How to Defeat the Islamic State

Testifying before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senior Fellow for National Security Studies Max Boot discussed current weaknesses of the U.S. position on Iraq and Syria, as well as what can…

July 29, 2015

Greece
Greece's Euro Future and U.S. Policy

In his testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations' Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, Robert Kahn argues that although Greece's direct trade and financial links…

July 11, 2012

United States
The Future of Special Operations Forces

In her testimony before the House Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, Linda Robinson details how U.S. Special Operations Forces can be restructured to bette…

September 21, 2006

Afghanistan
Still Ours to Lose: Afghanistan on the Brink

Prepared Testimony for the House Committee on International Relations (September 20, 2006) and the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (September 21, 2006)“The pyramid of Afghanistan government’s l…

July 17, 2007

Iraq
U.S. and Iraqi Conceptions of Reconciliation

The Interim Report The interim surge report underscores the chasm that separates US and Iraqi conceptions of reconciliation. For Americans, reconciliation signifies a bargaining process through whic…