October 23, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential contenders are saying about foreign policy. This week: foreign policy was a topic at the second and final presidential debate of the 2020 campaign.
August 13, 2020Human Trafficking
The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated human lives, the global economy, and educational systems. Given the enormous financial hardship on families, the mass movement of people, and the closing of schoo…
August 7, 2020Nuclear Weapons
Each Friday this summer, we suggest foreign-policy-themed movies worth watching. This week: films examining the risks of nuclear weapons.
August 5, 2020Race and Ethnicity
In this piece (which is part of a special Just Security “Racing National Security” symposium), Catherine Powell argues that the COVID-19 pandemic has provided a window into the pandemics of policing,…
July 13, 2020Russia
As the U.S. presidential election approaches, U.S. Cyber Command will have to consider tougher measures to impose costs that change Russia's behavior in cyberspace.
July 10, 2020North Korea
The Korean War had hybrid origins as a civil war, a regional conflict, and a flashpoint in the global bipolar competition. The peninsular, regional, and global dimensions of the confrontation pointed…
June 27, 2020United States
Seventy years ago today, President Harry Truman ordered the U.S. military to aid South Korea in repulsing an invasion from North Korea. The decision had geopolitical consequences that are still felt …