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A New Cold War Between the U.S. and China

Kenneth R. Weinstein

President Trump has boldly decided to expose China’s economic strategy to the global community and challenge it head-on....

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The Pentagon’s JEDI Cloud Strategy is Ambitious, but Can it Work?

Thomas Keelan

On Feb. 19, 18 months after the Pentagon began a contentious search to buy cloud services, awarding of the contract was further postponed pending an i...

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Time to Realign with the United States

Peter Rough

European strategic autonomy is not a viable option vis à vis Russia and China...

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What Macron Got Wrong

Ben Judah

Macron’s ideology prevents him from grasping an important truth: Sometimes there are no “win-win” solutions....

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The Case for Trump: Chemotherapy for Our Body Politic

Michael Doran

Victor Davis Hanson’s newest book is also one of his most personal....

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The Use of Aid to Counter China's "Djibouti Strategy" in the South Pacific

John Lee

If the U.S. doesn’t counter China’s military mission creep with its own whole-government approach to economic aid in the South Pacific, America and it...

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On The 'Edge' With Driverless Cars

Arthur Herman

How soon will it be before you pull up at a stop light in your car, and the car next to you has no one behind the wheel? Maybe sooner than you think....

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Losing 5G Fight with China Would be A Disaster for U.S.

Seth Cropsey

China has several reasons to master 5G before anyone. ...

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Don't Give Jihadi Brides Victimhood Status. Try Them.

Nina Shea & Farahnaz Ispahani

They threw their support behind a terror group that the U.S. government officially designated as responsible for religious genocide against the Middle...

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The National Security Threat of the STEM Crisis

Arthur Herman

In an interview with Glenn Beck on The Blaze Radio, Arthur Herman discussed his essay on the national security threat of the STEM crisis and the race ...

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Cloud services offer path forward for NATO alliance

William Schneider

Cloud services are the best path forward for NATO’s members to both modernize their military collaboration and patch up their differences....

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China’s Rise Means Trouble in Paradise

Walter Russell Mead

Fiji and other tiny South Pacific states will be flashpoints of global competition....

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Iran's Furtive Occupation of Iraq's Christian Communities

Lela Gilbert

Will the Middle East’s shattered Christian villages, towns and cities somehow retain their religious and cultural heritage – which dates back to the f...

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Berlin Needs to Heed Washington on Huawei

Mike Watson

Huawei’s entry could threaten not only German national security, but the future of the German manufacturing economy....

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Sharp Power and Stock Villains

Martha Bayles

The Chinese have long paid close attention to the narratives being conveyed by popular culture. It’s about time we did the same....

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Maple moon rising: a gateway to better Canada-US relations?

Christopher Sands & Sean Kelly

Canada has everything to gain as the first international partner to sign on to the Lunar Gateway project, part of Trump’s ambitious space plans....

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How Asset Inflation Will End — This Time

Brendan Brown

Life after death for asset inflation: this is what happens when “speculative fever” remains high even after monetary inflation has paused....

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India And Pakistan Avoiding A Nuclear Nightmare

Husain Haqqani

In a podcast interview with KCBS’s Jason Brooks on “The Crisis Next Door,” Husain Haqqani discusses the history behind India-Pakistan tensions...

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China, the South Pacific and MacArthur's ghost

Arthur Herman & Lewis Libby

US must react firmly to Beijing's growing maritime reach or risk losing out...

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China's ambition in the South China Sea

Patrick M. Cronin

In an interview with VOA Vietnam, Patrick Cronin discusses China's ambition in the South China Sea and the COC with ASEAN...

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Policy Talk Podcast

Policy Talk Podcast

Latest Episode: Patrick Cronin on North Korea...

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The Hanoi Summit – We Asked Patrick Cronin What Happens Next in U.S.-North Korea Relations

Patrick M. Cronin

If there is any silver lining, it is to recall that hope emerged when tensions surged....

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The Quantum Revolution Is Coming, Ready Or Not

Arthur Herman

Large-scale quantum computers, which seemed like a fantasy only a couple years ago, now loom ahead in the 2020’s....

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The Decline of Deterrence

Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr.

Since the end of World War II, the United States has relied on deterrence as the centerpiece of its defense strategy. Th...

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Ilhan Omar Can’t Break the U.S.-Israel Bond

Walter Russell Mead

To ask whether freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar was being anti-Semitic or merely inartful when she suggested U.S. support for Israel is driven by moneyed inte...

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Donald Trump Is Watching Sebastian Kurz

Peter Rough

Austria’s young chancellor has become a major player in Europe. The White House has taken notice....

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US Asia Strategy: Beyond the Quad

Patrick M. Cronin

The Quad makes a better reserve force than an actual capability, at least for the time being....

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Trade Talks with China

Michael Pillsbury

In an interview with Stuart Varney on Fox Business, Mike Pillsbury discusses ongoing U.S.-China trade talks as a potential deal develops. ...

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The Time Has Come For A New Way To Do Wireless And 5G

Arthur Herman

The country that leads the way in 5G will dominate the world’s economies in the 21st century---something the Chinese understand...

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Deep Dish: Bibi Netanyahu and the U.S.-Israel Relationship

Douglas J. Feith

Doug Feith discusses the future of U.S.-Israel relations following Israel’s attorney general announcing his planned indictment of Prime Minister Netan...

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Trump Administration Initiative Will Empower Women across the Globe

Nadia Schadlow

When women are free to own, create and build, societies flourish and economies grow....

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Trump’s Reagan Moment—and Ours

Arthur Herman

In negotiating with Kim, the president holds an ace: new U.S. technology....

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U.S. Trade Deficit Soars to Record High

Thomas J. Duesterberg

Thomas Duesterberg discusses how the growing trade deficit will continue to effect our trade relationship with China. ...

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New Strategic Dimension of Kashmir Problem

Satoru Nagao

Though similar terrorist activity has occurred in this region since the 1990s, this time there is at least one new strategic dimension: the attitudes ...

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China Wants to Replace the U.S. in the Pacific

Seth Cropsey

China, especially under President Xi Jinping, seeks a return to what it regards as its rightful position, replacing the U.S. as the world’s dominant e...

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India-Pakistan Dogfight Pushes Nuclear Powers To The Brink Of Conflict

Aparna Pande

In an interview on WBUR’s On Point, Aparna Pande discussed the developing situation between India and Pakistan. ...

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EU-Japan Security Cooperation: Trends and Prospects

Liselotte Odgaard

A review of Emil J. Kirchner and Han Dorussen's new volume...

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Lending a Helping Hand to Strangers and Sojourners

Lela Gilbert

Why was the Government Christian Forum discontinued?...

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Allies Worry Over U.S. Public Opinion

Walter Russell Mead

There is no more important question in world politics than this: Will U.S. public opinion continue to support an active and strategically focused fore...

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What's Ahead in Venezuela

Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

Rebeccah Heinrichs joins Fox Business to discuss reports that the Maduro regime is receiving foreign aid from Russia....

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Barcelona Blowback: Huawei's 5G Triumph, Or 5G Doom?

Arthur Herman

Huawei makes no pretense that it intends to make sure global telecommunications respond to China’s needs and priorities....

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Pakistan’s Moment of International Isolation Has Arrived

Aparna Pande

Amid this noise, and well after the current heat dissipates, it is Pakistan’s loss of friends abroad that will have strategic consequences....

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The Seven Reveals: Lessons from the Trump-Kim Hanoi Summit

Patrick M. Cronin

Diplomacy suffered a serious setback, but the door is still open....

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To Prevent Lethal 5G, We Need a Digital Second Amendment

Robert Spalding

A secure encrypted nationwide 5G network can restore confidence in data and strengthen our democracy for the Information age. ...

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Religious Tension On The Rise In Indonesia

Paul Marshall

Despite strict campaign laws designed to prevent religious and ethnic conflict, religion is an increasingly divisive factor in Indonesia’s current ele...

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Pakistani Military’s Credibility Problem with Its Own People

Aparna Pande

A security apparatus controls the narrative in Pakistan by ensuring that no media outfit counters its views....

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Trump and the Revolt of the ‘Somewheres’

Christopher DeMuth

The new nationalism appeals to those who feel left out by the rise of ‘declarative government’ by judges and bureaucrats....

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‘Clara Barton’s Civil War’ and ‘Louisa on the Front Lines’ Review: Conquering New Territory

Melanie Kirkpatrick

Nursing was not an organized profession in America until the Civil War created an urgent need for people to care for wounded soldiers. ...

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After Trump’s Walkout, What Comes Next In The U.S.-North Korea Nuclear Negotiations?

Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

Trump is smartly maintaining economic sanctions on North Korea, but Kim is taking no steps toward denuclearization. ...

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Pakistan Released the Indian Pilot. But It Needs to Do More for Peace.

Husain Haqqani

Pakistan must shut down support for terrorist groups whose actions have brought India and Pakistan to the brink of war...

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Understanding The Latest Flare-Up Between India And Pakistan

Husain Haqqani

Husain Haqqani talks to NPR's Steve Inskeep about the escalating conflict between Pakistan and India and what the U.S. can and should be doing about i...

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From Germany to Japan, the Strategic View From Two Capitals

Kenneth R. Weinstein

It is startling how sharply the two capitals diverge in their views of the presidency of Donald Trump....

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The Saudis Hedge Their American Bets

Walter Russell Mead

God may be great, but for Riyadh’s strategic purposes, China’s Xi Jinping apparently is greater....

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Trumpism, Nationalism, and Conservatism

Christopher DeMuth

Nationalism is certain to outlast the drama and fate of President Trump's tenure in office....

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Kim Jong-un Has All the Tricks for Battle of Wits with Donald Trump

John Lee

Pyongyang is a master at getting something meaningful from the U.S. and giving up something less meaningful or even meaningless in return....

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Europe’s Ubiquitous Anti-Semitism

Ben Judah

Growing up, I used to think anti-Semitism was like the black death: tragic, nightmarish, and historic. It had wiped out millions of people. It was the...

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Keeping Our Eye on the Ball in the Middle East

Michael Doran

Michael Doran on the Trump administration's Middle East strategy. ...

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Purges Reported in Kim Jong-un's Regime

Patrick M. Cronin

Patrick Cronin on coup prevention in the Kim Jong-un regime....

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EU Allies Undermine U.S. Sanctions on Iran

Michael Pregent

Michael Pregent on Vice President Pence's call for Europeans to support U.S. policy toward Iran....

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Hudson Institute Welcomes Jon Lerner and Robert Spalding as Senior Fellows

Hudson Institute

Lerner will pursue a research program on U.S. foreign policy, and Spalding will examine U.S.-China relations and American technological and economic ...

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The Sorrows of Egypt, Revisited

Samuel Tadros

Samuel Tadros on Egypt, a troublesome ally, and salvaging what remains of the U.S.-Egyptian alliance....

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Trump-Kim Summit and the Crisis in Venezuela

Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses American interests amid the Venezuela crisis....

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The FTC Goes After Qualcomm

Thomas J. Duesterberg

The one company capable of credibly challenging Huawei is being sued by the FTC....

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Europe’s Challenge Is Decline, Not Trump

Walter Russell Mead

Even George Soros warns that the EU may ‘go the way of the Soviet Union in 1991.’...

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Indonesia Key to ASEAN Centrality

John Lee

During the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney last March, then-Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull reiterated, “We believe in ASEAN cen...

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Incredible Shrinking Europe

Walter Russell Mead

The Continent’s grand unity project is failing, and its global influence is fading....

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The Crisis of Modern Science

Abram N. Shulsky

The modern scientific project is awakening challenges and paradoxes to which there are no simple answers....

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Trump Calls China’s Bluff

John Lee

Americans want an agreement which will properly address Chinese malfeasance....

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Hudson Institute Welcomes Caroline Anderegg as Communications Director

Hudson Institute

Anderegg will handle media relations and help execute the think tank's public affairs strategy....

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Venezuela’s Healthcare Crisis Needs Emergency Attention

William Rhodes

There is an unparalleled humanitarian emergency in Venezuela, one that has been recognized by multiple international organizations. Since the collaps...

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A-B's Beer Ads: The Sober Message Behind "Dilly Dilly"

Hank Cardello

The pro football season, with its dizzying sideshow of attention-grabbing commercials, has ended. Yet the post-Super Bowl armchair quarterbacking of t...

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Christians Must Fight Growing Anti-Semitism in America

Lela Gilbert & Frank R. Wolf

The Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue shooting didn’t take place in a vacuum....

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Honor Versus Freedom

Hillel Fradkin

What are the roots of the great power that blasphemy has among contemporary Muslims?...

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Trump Is Serious About Diplomacy With North Korea

Tod Lindberg

His special envoy makes clear the administration’s priority is depriving the regime of nuclear weapons....

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Remarks by Senator Tom Cotton on the Xinjiang Emergency

Senator Tom Cotton

There’s perhaps no greater threat to freedom today than the communist regime in Beijing....

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To Succeed with North Korea, Prepare for Failure

Patrick M. Cronin & Kristine Lee

The U.S. needs to position itself to dial up pressure on Pyongyang if it does not move beyond symbolic gestures....

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How to Fight China's Financial Abuses: Crack Down on Anonymous Companies

Nate Sibley

The explosive growth of an offshore financial system has facilitated grand corruption that needs to be checked....

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Pope Francis, and the West, Should Be Wary of the UAE’s Tolerance Agenda

Nina Shea

The papal visit is a breakthrough for religious tolerance in the heart of the Muslim world, but severe problems there persist....

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Trump’s Foreign Policy Critics Are Losing

Walter Russell Mead

Congress rebukes him. But the public is cool to the post-Cold War consensus....

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What is Causing China's Recent War of Words on Washington?

Patrick M. Cronin

The nuanced Chinese rebuttals concerning economic issues do not extend to those concerning defense or security....

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Recent Developments in U.S.-China Trade Negotiations

Michael Pillsbury

Michael Pillsbury analyzes recent progress in U.S.-China trade negotiations....

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Preparing for a “Decent Chance” of Success and Failure with North Korea

Patrick M. Cronin & Kristine Lee

Here are concrete steps that the U.S. can take to prepare for different contingencies and safeguard its core interests....

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What to Make of Foxconn's Rollback of Manufacturing Plans in Wisconsin

Thomas J. Duesterberg

President Trump is not likely to be pleased with Foxconn reneging on its promise to bring manufacturing jobs to Wisconsin. ...

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Bring Missile Defense Down To Earth

Arthur Herman

Remotely piloted drones are better suited than space-based lasers for shooting down ICBMs....

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Five Companies That Are Capitalizing On Helping The Poor Get Healthier

Hank Cardello

Seen as a moral obligation to many, helping the poor get healthy also represents an economic opportunity....

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Should Americans Be Concerned About Venezuela?

Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

What are America's interests in the context of the crisis?...

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Charges Against Huawei Escalate Tensions in U.S.–China Trade War

Thomas J. Duesterberg

The charges validate U.S. accusations that China systematically steals and sells valuable technology....

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A Discussion on the 2019 Missile Defense Review

Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the MDR’s policy, strategic, and budgetary implications....

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Chinese Negotiators Will Draw the Line With U.S.

Michael Pillsbury

Michael Pillsbury discusses the state of trade negotiations between the U.S. and China....

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Amid the U.S.-China Confrontation, What Should Countries Like Sri Lanka Do?

Satoru Nagao

Countries caught in the middle of the U.S.-China showdown would be wise not to side with China....

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An Unrecognized Genocide in Nigeria

Lela Gilbert

Today’s Nigeria is the scene of relentless attacks against Christians....

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A Bellicose China Only Creates Stronger Alliances of Its Rivals

John Lee

Xi’s objective is to isolate the Trump administration and foment disunity and disagreement among key allies...

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Shinzo Abe Bets the Farm on Europe

Brendan Brown

The G-20 chairman signaled a move away from a U.S.-centered approach....

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Scenarios in U.S.-China Trade Negotiations

Michael Pillsbury

Michael Pillsbury on the key issues President Trump is negotiating. ...

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Getting Smart about America's Middle East Policy

Michael Doran

I deeply appreciate the generosity of Elliott Abrams, Martin Kramer, and Steven Cook in providing thoughtful responses to “The Strategy Washington I...

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Maduro Is Putin’s Man in Caracas

Walter Russell Mead

During the Cold War, Moscow supported the Latin American left because it naively thought communism was the wave of the future. These days, a more cyni...

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What's Ahead in U.S.-North Korea Negotiations?

Patrick M. Cronin

Patrick Cronin on how the United States is preparing for a second summit with North Korea. iframe#1...

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