September 9, 2019Afghanistan
President Trump’s announcement to halt peace talks in Afghanistan gives U.S. negotiators a chance to correct three critical mistakes.
August 1, 2019Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
The collapse of the Cold War–era nuclear arms treaty signals trouble for U.S.-Russia relations, European security, and nonproliferation efforts.
July 9, 2019China
Under President Xi Jinping, China is pressing the United Nations’ human rights body to favor national sovereignty and development over calling out domestic rights abuses.
June 20, 2019Sudan
Gulf powers have lined up behind Sudan’s ruling military council. Where Sudan goes from here could depend on whether other powers play a countervailing role.