January 1, 1997
The glittering economic success of the New Asia has a dark side of drug trafficking, illegal migration, labor abuses, and pollution. These so-called "transnational problems" are grabbing headlines an…
November 1, 1998
Where is the transatlantic security relationship headed? What key assumption should inform efforts to preserve it? Although policymakers have embarked on ambitious plans to enlarge NATO into central …
November 18, 2011
While American national security policy has grown more interventionist since the Cold War, Washington has also hoped to shape the world on the cheap. Misled by the stunning success against Iraq in 19…
June 7, 2012
Read an excerpt of Iran: The Nuclear Challenge.
As the P5+1 nations (United States, France, Britain, Russia, China, and Germany) and the world continue to grapple with Iran's nuclear program, seve…
October 5, 2012
The world's leading North Korea experts analyze the challenges and prospects the country is facing.
January 2, 2013
A remarkably deft work of storytelling that reveals how the blueprint for the postwar economic order was actually drawn.
October 15, 2013
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes.
November 17, 2008
Read an excerpt of Restoring the Balance.
The next U.S. president will need to pursue a new strategic framework for advancing American interests in the Middle East. The mounting challenges include…
June 1, 2004
Three years after September 11, the United States is still dangerously unprepared to prevent or respond to another attack on its soil. Faced with this threat, the United States should be operating on…
November 28, 2017
Paul B. Stares proposes a comprehensive new strategy, "preventive engagement," for how the United States can manage an increasingly turbulent world and reduce the risk of costly military commitments.