October 26, 2017
Opioid addiction in the United States has reached epidemic proportions, threatening not only public health but economic output and national security.
October 10, 2017
The United States has long accepted refugees from around the world, but President Trump’s executive orders on immigration have sparked debate over the national security implications of its refugee pr…
September 13, 2017
The seventy-second session of the UN General Assembly will be dominated by debates over nuclear disarmament, African development, and the rights of indigenous peoples.
September 7, 2017
The UN Security Council is the premier global body for maintaining international peace and security, but faces steady calls for reform to better meet twenty-first–century challenges.
September 6, 2017
Comprehensive immigration reform has eluded Congress for years, moving controversial policy decisions into the executive and judicial branches of government.
January 17, 2008
Western efforts to rebuild Iraq have focused on military and political progress but revival of civilian infrastructure lags badly.
August 7, 2017
For many policymakers, economic sanctions have become the tool of choice to respond to major geopolitical challenges, from counterterrorism to conflict resolution.
October 19, 2017
As the campaigns to wrest the Islamic State from the territory it held in Iraq and Syria near completion, new conflicts may arise if old political arrangements prevail.
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 3, 2005
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What are the prospects for democratic transformationMany experts say Iraq will have some form of elected government within 18 months. That relatively quick timetable…