April 17, 2013
Michèle Flournoy discusses U.S. defense policy and strategy as well as broader international security challenges.
May 20, 2016
From mass migration, to violent extremism, to climate change, the next U.S. administration will face daunting threats to global stability and U.S. national security interests. The nature of these cha…
May 25, 2018
The United States has fought twelve major wars and a countless number of smaller skirmishes in its history. Memorial Day is how we honor the soldiers, sailors, airmen, airwomen, and marines who did n…
November 30, 2016
When he officially became president three months ago, Michel Temer’s game plan was simple and bold: in the roughly eighteen months before the 2018 presidential campaign ramped up, he would undertake …
June 20, 2016
In a recent Council on Foreign Relations roundtable discussion, Michèle Flournoy, chief executive officer of the Center for a New American Security, reflected on today’s complex and dynamic security …
December 22, 2017
The United States was badly outnumbered in the General Assembly. There were just 67 countries who could be said to be on “our side” in that they didn’t vote against our position.
No, not this week…
November 30, 2012
The honor roll of countries that voted with the United States and Israel against the PLO’s foolish initiative in the UN General Assembly is small. In addition to the Pacific island nations that alwa…
January 17, 2019
A move to block sanctions relief has been defeated, averting a likely spike in global aluminum prices but also spotlighting the tough road ahead for Congress in shaping policy on Russia.
July 10, 2018
Michel Barnier discusses the state of the Brexit negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union, what is at stake, and what needs to be achieved by the 2019 deadline.
Opioid addiction in the United States has reached epidemic proportions, threatening not only public health but economic output and national security.