April 23, 2019North Korea
The deterrence and containment of North Korea remain both feasible and less undesirable than the stark alternatives of war and appeasement.
April 17, 2019Nigeria
The Shekau and al-Barnawi factions of Boko Haram continue to evolve and even grow. Changes in leadership and tactics raise questions about the extent of their affiliation with IS and overall stability, but they also indicate that the movement is far from defeated.
April 12, 2019Southeast Asia
Three events this week served as a reminder that, in a world where democracy is buffeted on many fronts—the rise of populists who often undermine the rule of law, a growing disinterest in democracy p…
April 2, 2019Cybersecurity
U.S. offensive cyber operations might deter Russia and other U.S. adversaries online, but we should consider the global consequences of escalating cyber conflict.
April 1, 2019News Release
April 1, 2019—“Tokyo’s approach to military power”—restraining its own use of force and relying on the United States for security—“is being tested,” writes Council on Foreign Relatio…