May 24, 2010
Former Homeland Security Secretary Thomas J. Ridge discusses his experiences as the first leader of the Department of Homeland Security, as well as other lessons from his career.
This session was pa…
November 15, 2018
A review of Michael Beschloss, “Presidents of War” (Crown Books, 2018).
The U.S. Constitution vests the president with “executive power” and provides that “The President sh…
December 21, 2018
The U.S. withdrawal from Syria removes the main obstacle to a Turkish campaign to eradicate Syrian Kurdish forces and could lead to a more dangerous phase of Syria’s civil war.
December 20, 2018
Charles Dunst is a journalist based in Phnom Penh. He was written for the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Washington Post, the South China Morning Post, and the American Prospect, among other publi…
October 1, 2018
September 28, 2018—There is a paradox in global health: the…
January 18, 2019
Western leaders have long criticized OPEC’s power to raise oil prices, but the bloc’s influence is on the wane as U.S. oil production has soared and alternative energies have come to the fore.
July 19, 2018
In North Korea, all authority flows from Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un. He has reinstated the party as the central hub to consolidate his power and bring elites to heel.
January 17, 2019
This year, a cyberattack on U.S. critical infrastructure and networks was included as a top tier priority in the Center for Preventive Action’s annual Preventive Priorities Survey.
January 16, 2019
Al-Shabab remains capable of carrying out massive attacks in Somalia and surrounding countries despite a long-running African Union offensive against the Islamist group.
Brexit supporters argue that the EU threatens sovereignty and stifles growth, while opponents counter that EU membership strengthens trade, investment, and the UK’s standing in the world.