June 14, 2019Global Governance
Sessions at the Council of Councils conference were held on global change and world order, managing the global risk of nuclear weapons, the challenges of rapid urbanization, the future of freedom, and managing the conflict in Yemen.
October 4, 2011Sub-Saharan Africa
Overview In this Working Paper, Paul D. Williams clarifies how Africa's strategic importance to the United States has increased substantially over the past decade. In particular, the continent is …
June 28, 2017China
As China seeks to reorient the focus of its economy from investment and export to consumption, national security will become a more prominent strategic priority. The United States should recognize this shift and cooperate with China in its move toward a more sustainable growth path.
October 11, 2018Global Governance
Illicit financial flows are one of the most important features of globalization’s dark side. However, unlike other illicit or dangerous cross-border flows, these flows bear almost no markers in and of themselves.
October 29, 2015Fossil Fuels
Overview Corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards, which require automakers to achieve government-mandated targets for the efficiency of the vehicles they sell each year, can reduce U.S. re…