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CommentaryThe Biden administration just stalled China’s advance in the Indo-Pacific
Australia, by intensifying the military competition with China, could tee up a chain of as yet unforeseen events....
By Robert D. Kaplan
CommentarySharper: Indo-Pacific Partnerships & Allies
Through the Quad and the newly minted, yet controversial, AUKUS agreement, Washington is increasing its focus and resources on the Indo-Pacific region. The White House is also...
By Anna Pederson
Technology has become a central element in today's geopolitical competition. Yet there is still no coordination forum among the world's technodemocracies....
By Richard Fontaine & Jared Cohen
CommentaryHow America Should Deal With the Taliban
As the United States ends its mission in Afghanistan, U.S. policymakers have already begun to reckon with American military failures over 20 years of fighting. But the war’s d...
By Lisa Curtis
CommentaryReassessing Counter Terrorism Financing in a Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan
The Taliban’s rapid takeover of Afghanistan set back decades-long efforts to integrate Afghanistan into the international community....
By Alex Zerden
CommentaryClosing the Gaps Between Servicemembers and the American Public
We have been a nation at war — sort of. Due to the longest wars in American history being shouldered by a tiny percentage of the population, the vital civil-military relations...
By Nathalie Grogan
CommentaryBrussels Should Follow Biden’s Lead in Engaging Russia
EU leaders should emulate Washington’s Russia strategy of balancing engagement with upholding core values....
By Nicholas Lokker
CommentaryA Profound Move for Both Canberra and Washington
AUKUS and the submarine deal make a profound diplomatic point about how Washington weighs Canberra’s importance....
By Richard Fontaine
CommentaryChina Is Making Smart Money
As a U.S. national security matter, China’s progress in the digital renminbi is more about China’s ambition to harness data than it is about advancing its currency....
By Yaya J. Fanusie & Emily Jin
Commentary"Never Forget" What?
Over the next several years my generation — the one that doesn’t remember 9/11 — needs to unlearn the status quo of the last two decades....
By Emma Swislow
CommentaryWhat Tigray Portends: the Future of Peace and Security in Africa
The deadly convergence of these two systematic trends — the ineptitude of the African Union and the increasing centrality of Chinese power — points towards a dangerous new era...
By Sam Wilkins
CommentaryChina tariff policies flounder without a strategy
The White House ought to be asking a series of questions. What problem are we responding to? What are we trying to achieve? How will 301s and tariffs further that?...
By Van Jackson
Commentary20 Years After 9/11
If national security is fundamentally about protecting the continuation of our constitutional democracy, then the national security community should be focusing on threats her...
By Carrie Cordero
Commentary20 years after 9/11, US foreign policy still struggles for balance
That points the way to a post-post-9/11 foreign policy: Balancing America’s interests, values, presence, engagement, and efforts — on multiple issues in multiple places — shou...
By Richard Fontaine
CommentaryBanished Soviet-Koreans Helped Build North Korea
While Pyongyang touts its reclusive nature as an act of national pride free from foreign influence, the reality is that a collection of outsiders – Soviet-Koreans, in particul...
By Jason Bartlett
CommentaryNeoliberals, Anti-imperialists, and the China Question
If there are arguments to be made in favor of cooperation with China, or to justify not sweating China’s accumulation of power, they’re probably best made on grounds other tha...
By Van Jackson
CommentaryConfronting Chaos: a New Concept for Information Advantage
The side that can deal with chaos and operate more effectively with degraded systems will likely seize the initiative....
By Chris Dougherty
CommentaryImagining a global digital wallet and the future it can hold
Though people tend to think about conducting day-to-day transactions in a single currency, the financial landscape of the future is likely going to require ownership (and lite...
By Michael Greenwald
CommentaryZapad-2021: What to Expect From Russia’s Strategic Military Exercise
Major exercises are indeed a time for vigilance, and caution, but they also present opportunities for Western analysts and intelligence services....
By Michael Kofman
CommentaryA Techno-Diplomacy Strategy for Telecommunications in the Indo-Pacific
There is growing recognition that a multilateral approach is required to deal with the challenges stemming from China’s growing digital influence....
By Lisa Curtis & Martijn Rasser