December 3, 2018Ukraine
The Donald J. Trump administration should place energy-sector reform at the center of its relationship with Ukraine. Doing so would constitute a low-risk, high-reward strategy for Washington to counter Moscow’s influence at the NATO border.
November 14, 2018Vietnam
By adopting tougher regional strategic and economic measures with Vietnam, the Donald J. Trump administration could further convince Southeast Asian states to embrace the Free and Open Indo-Pacific c…
February 26, 2020South Korea
Uncertainty in the U.S.-South Korea economic partnership could hinder security cooperation if left unchecked. The countries should explore collaboration in AI technologies, policy coordination in the Indo-Pacific, & economic cooperation with North Korea.
October 1, 2019Human Trafficking
Human trafficking can fuel conflict, drive displacement, and undercut the ability of institutions to promote stability. The United States should reduce human trafficking in conflict and terrorism-affected contexts while promoting peace and stability.
May 20, 2019Terrorism and Counterterrorism
U.S. policymakers overlook the roles that women play in violent extremism—including as perpetrators, mitigators, and victims—and rarely enlist their participation in efforts to combat radicalization. This omission puts the United States at a disadvantage.
April 21, 2021Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Differences between nuclear and nonnuclear weapons states could seriously weaken the nuclear regime. Recasting disarmament as a common endeavor that addresses each country’s legitimate interests and …