December 9, 2016
The chaos of the Middle East and disunity in Europe have limited America's ability to pivot to Asia. If U.S. allies conclude that it can't prioritize the region, they will be less able to challenge China, warns Ali Wyne in The National Interest. More ›
Thucydides Trap: Are the U.S. and China Headed for War? More ›
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"The U.S.-Israel relationship is in trouble," warn Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellows Robert D. Blackwill and Philip H. Gordon in a new Council Special Report, Repairing the U.S.-Israel Relationship.
November 28, 2016
The National Interest
By Graham Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
First and foremost, the next U.S. President must do everything possible to prevent an accidental U.S.-Russian war, now the likeliest it’s been since the end of the Cold War.
December 5, 2016
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
By Viet Phuong Nguyen, Research Fellow, Project on Managing the Atom/International Security Program
For more than a decade there has been talk of a global “nuclear renaissance,” and until recently Vietnam looked to be part of it, making plans to build nuclear infrastructure and taking the necessary steps to become a member of the international nuclear community. Then, last month, after a year or more of troubling signs, the government officially suspended its nuclear development plans.
November 23, 2016
The Washington Post, PostEverything Blog
By Bruce Schneier, Research Fellow, Cyber Security Project; Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
"Accountability is a major problem for U.S. elections. The candidates are the ones required to petition for recounts, and we throw the matter into the courts when we can't figure it out. This all happens after an election, and because the battle lines have already been drawn, the process is intensely political. Unlike many other countries, we don't have an independent body empowered to investigate these matters."
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