June 6, 2018
Kim Jong-un has accelerated North Korea’s buildup of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, while also modernizing its large conventional force.
March 14, 2018
The Chinese Communist Party faces a host of pressing domestic and international policy issues as it transitions to a new generation of leaders.
March 8, 2018
President Trump has proposed steel and aluminum tariffs, citing U.S. national security interests. Some experts argue that his plan could provoke retaliation from countries like China, or even a trade war.
January 12, 2018
Amid deliberations over President Trump’s first budget, debate has intensified over how to improve the nation’s infrastructure, as analysts say U.S. transportation, water, and other systems face majo…
July 12, 2017
One of the world’s most-watched news networks is at the center of a geopolitical rift between a Saudi-led bloc and the broadcaster’s funder, Qatar.
February 1, 2017
The winner of the presidential election this spring will heavily influence how France approaches foreign and domestic issues, including its future with the European Union.
September 22, 2016
Modern vice presidents can trace much of their political influence to the broad reforms that Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale made to the second-highest elected office in the late 1970s.
July 25, 2016
This regularly updated guide features transcripts from the Republican and Democratic presidential debates as well as select foreign policy speeches, op-eds, and interviews of the candidates.
May 19, 2016
China and India increasingly vie for strategic advantage in the Indian Ocean, while also cooperating on some transnational security issues.
March 25, 2016
Myanmar is undergoing significant political changes, but it still faces considerable economic and human rights hurdles.