November 10, 2020United States
Talent flight, institutional stagnation, and ever-evolving policy challenges such as COVID-19 plague a beleaguered State Department. American diplomacy requires serious changes, starting with institutional reform.
May 28, 2020U.S. Foreign Policy
The United States should respond to the COVID-19 reordering moment and stop deterioration in the balance of power with China, bolster relations with India and Europe, and reform the way it deals with…
May 14, 2015Sub-Saharan Africa
Overview The number of UN peacekeepers is at a record high, with nearly 110,000 uniformed deployed "blue helmets" worldwide, most of them in Africa. But the status quo is "untenable," warns Paul D…
November 19, 2014Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
The world has entered a second nuclear age shaped by rising nuclear states and military technologies. Gregory Koblentz argues that the United States should work with the other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.