November 8, 2018World Order
The turbulent aftermath of World War I informs our troubled times and reminds us of the potency of nationalism, the attraction of authoritarianism, the risks of economic fragmentation, the temptation…
October 10, 2018China
The absence of a U.S. response to China’s encroachment on Asia’s rivers points to a failure to comprehend the regional implications of increased competition for water resources.
September 4, 2018Nuclear Energy
Background reading on the future of the global nuclear trade and the commercial opportunities and national security risks that it presents to the United States.
January 5, 2017Afghanistan
This blog post was coauthored with my research associate, Jennifer Wilson. [Note: This post was updated to reflect an additional strike in Yemen in 2016, announced by U.S. Central Command on Janu…
April 24, 2017Military Operations
This blog post was coauthored with my research associate, Jennifer Wilson. Last week, the U.S. military announced an accomplishment that has come to define progress in the war on terrorism—the de…