November 21, 2017Russia
Russia's information warfare operations, aimed to weaken adversaries' social cohesion and political systems, are complex and adaptive, but Western governments can take steps to guard against them.
August 5, 2015Economics
Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics Robert Kahn argues that China’s request to include its currency, the renminbi (RMB), in an International Monetary Fund (IMF) currency basket, known as special drawing right (SDR), is political as much as economic in intent and effect. The inclusion would signal a milestone in China’s transition to a less-regulated economy.
July 23, 2012Security Alliances
There is an old Russian proverb that applies to current Japan-South Korea (ROK) relations: "Forget the past and lose an eye; dwell on the past and lose both eyes!" The Japanese, it would appear, are …
March 30, 2009Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
This page is part of the multimedia Global Governance Monitor. Scope of the Challenge Nuclear weapons proliferation, whether by state or nonstate actors, poses one of the greatest threats to in…
January 8, 2009North Korea
In this brief analysis, I attempt to answer two questions: Can the United States cause the collapse of North Korea? Should we try? I have proceeded under the assumption that the answer t…