December 14, 2021Olympics
The Olympics are becoming less sustainable, and the winter games in Beijing are no exception. Can organizers make them more environmentally friendly as the climate crisis intensifies?
February 22, 2022Russia
Russia’s aggression against Ukraine has brought European dependence on Russian energy into sharp relief and set off a scramble for alternatives.
May 1, 2020Arctic
A changing climate and growing competition for resources is raising tensions among Arctic nations.
December 6, 2021China
The Biden administration is imposing a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Olympics in Beijing. What could a boycott accomplish, and how might China respond?
January 28, 2020Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
With this major U.S.-Russia nuclear arms control agreement set to expire next year, Washington should coordinate with Moscow for a New START treaty extension to allow for further negotiations and the…
November 12, 2021China
China will be even more self-confident now that Xi’s hold on power was confirmed during the Chinese Communist Party’s plenum.
June 28, 2021Japan
The challenge of hosting the Olympic Games in Tokyo amid the coronavirus pandemic has confounded Japan’s government, but postponing the Olympics further does not seem to be an option.