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NAME DROPPING IN THE BALKANS

One of the longest-running and also seemingly silliest disputes in the Balkans may have finally been resolved.

HAS U.S. FOREIGN POLICY BEEN TOO FOCUSED ON COUNTERTERRORISM?

A group of experts weighs in on whether U.S. foreign policy has focused too much on counterterrorism over the past decade.

 
 
 

MARXIST WORLD

Marx's theory remains one of the most perceptive critiques of capitalism ever offered. Far from being outdated, Marxism is crucial...

DID AMERICA GET CHINA WRONG?

Experts from both the United States and China weigh in on Kurt Campbell and Ely Ratner's March/April article about U.S. China policy.

 
 
 

REALIST WORLD

Today, as ever, great-power politics will drive world events. That means the course of the coming century will largely be determined...

GO YOUR OWN WAY

The abil­ity of major countries and international organizations to convince separatists that good behavior leads to success may be...

 
 
 

THE LONG SHADOW OF 9/11

An excessive focus on counterterrorism disfigures American politics, distorts U.S. policies, and in the long run will undermine national...

NATO'S ENEMIES WITHIN

Just when NATO is needed as much as ever to meet challenges from without, the foundations of its power are at risk of crumbling because...

 
 
 

THE HUMAN CAPITAL GAP

In too many places, governments are failing to invest in their populations. This is a problem because neglecting investments in human...

JULY/AUGUST 2018

 
 
 

POLICY FOR SECURITY AND PEACE

Since World War II, the United States has had to reconcile its pursuit of global stability and international leadership with its domestic...

SPAIN'S NEW GOVERNMENT AND THE CATALAN CRISIS

It appears that the new Spanish government's intention is to erode Catalonia's claims to independence by changing the discourse about...

 
 
 

A HISTORIC BREAKTHROUGH OR A HISTORIC BLUNDER IN SINGAPORE?

No previous U.S. president considered it prudent to embark on summitry with so little preparation or on terms so favorable to the other...

HOW QATAR WEATHERED THE GULF CRISIS

Although the embargo is still in place, Qatar has proved more resilient than most people anticipated.

 
 
 

TRUMP'S TRADE RHETORIC IS ALREADY HURTING AMERICA

Trump is raising uncertainty and degrading America's international authority on economic policy.

JUST AND UNJUST LEAKS

Revealing official secrets and lies involves a form of moral risk-taking. And drawing the line between the right and wrong kinds of...

 
 
 

THE ART OF A DEAL ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

Historic criminal justice reform legislation now finds itself atop Donald Trump's policy agenda, and one floor vote away from his signature.

RECOGNIZING CHINA

President Nixon's dramatic revelation that he will soon visit Peking ended two decades of public debate about the wisdom of establishing...

 
 
 

THINKING THROUGH THE CHINA PROBLEM

The United States and the People's Republic of China have reached a fork in the road to normalizing relations. The high-level discussions...

ON SINO-U.S. RELATIONS

Since the founding of the People's Republic of China, Sino-U.S. relations have developed by twists and turns. Tying up with the changing...

 
 
 



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