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What Comes Next for the U.S. in the Middle East
Following a fatal attack on U.S. troops in Jordan, Jonathan Lord analyzes what comes next for the U.S. Watch the full interview with NBC News....
By Jonathan Lord
Sharper: Middle East Security and Stability
The fallout from the war in Gaza created a considerable shift in Middle East regional dynamics and challenges to cohesion. As the region continues to experience broadening sec...
By Anna Pederson, Arona Baigal & Charles Horn
Principles and Policy Options for Designing Better Investment Barriers
This testimony focuses on options for designing an effective program to address the national security risks that can arise from certain U.S. investments in countries of concer...
By Emily Kilcrease
Why Trump’s control of the Republican Party is bad for democracy
As former President Donald Trump edges closer to clinching the Republican presidential nomination in 2024, our political science research has shown that a second Trump preside...
By Erica Frantz, Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Joseph Wright
How Policymakers Can Advance American Quantum Technology Leadership in 2024
Misguided policies now could tip the quantum scales in an adversary’s favor later, perhaps irreversibly....
By Sam Howell
The EU Should Do More to Help Armenia Shake Off Russia
Engaging Armenia as a close partner in the South Caucasus would export stability to the region and represent a strategic victory for the EU vis-à-vis Russia....
By Nicholas Lokker & Anna Avanesyan
A Look at 2024 with Richard Fontaine and Michèle Flournoy
On this week’s episode of Brussels Sprouts, we are setting out to identify some of the big-picture trends shaping the transatlantic relationship and international affairs more...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Richard Fontaine & Michèle Flournoy
How the West Can Match Russia in Drone Innovation
The war in Ukraine is pushing innovation on both sides to the limit, forcing the adversaries to adapt and adopt the latest in military and civilian technologies for combat....
By Samuel Bendett & Jane Pinelis
The Ukraine war and the myth of a permanent all-volunteer force
When Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, many heralded a new era of warfare. Short wars waged by small professional forces seemed to be the way of the future. Authoritarian actors,...
By Andrew Spafford
The Real Issue with Artificial Intelligence: The Misalignment Problem
The real hazard is not machine-derived calamity. It is bad human decisions that are accelerated and amplified by AI....
By Peter Levin
The EU AI Act could hurt military innovation in Europe
The AI Act and similar legislation like it could have negative downstream effects in the ability of companies to develop highly useful systems that will enable future military...
By Noah Greene
Rumors of China’s Decline Are Premature and Dangerous
The chief near-term risk is not that Beijing’s ascent will fizzle, but rather that Washington will fail to muster the strength necessary for an adequate response....
By Richard Fontaine
Ukraine hits oil depot deep inside Russia
A Ukrainian military drone hit an oil depot deep inside Russian territory late last week. The strikes, which are rare in occurrence, caused a massive blaze. Host Carolyn Beele...
By Samuel Bendett
Is The U.S. Navy Ready For The Red Sea Threat?
In the Red Sea drone and missile attacks by the Houthi rebels are stemming the flow of commerce in a critical part of the world. The U.S. Navy has deployed numerous ships to h...
By Tom Shugart
Crisis in the Middle East with Jon Alterman
Since the outbreak of war between Israel and Hamas this past fall, many have feared the possibility that the fighting could metastasize into a broader regional conflict. Such ...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Jon Alterman
U.S. Economic Security Strategy, Authorities, and Bureaucratic Capacity
By Emily Kilcrease
Artificial Intelligence and Nuclear Stability
A lack of clear guidance risks forgoing valuable opportunities to use AI or, even worse, adopting AI in ways that might undermine nuclear surety and deterrence....
By Paul Scharre & Michael Depp
It’s Not Time to Hit China with Financial Sanctions — Yet
Reaching for the nuclear option now costs the United States important coercive leverage that it may have a greater need for later....
By Emily Kilcrease & John Hughes
The Lingering Question of American Troops in Iraq
The fate of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Iraq was first questioned in March 2018, just three months after former Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi announced that ISIS w...
By Hamzeh Hadad
How the world economy could react to escalation in the Middle East
The conflict between Israel and Hamas has been going on for more than three months, and is now beginning to spill into other parts of the Middle East. That includes attacks on...
By Rachel Ziemba