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America’s Use of Coercive Economic Statecraft
Policymakers will continue to intensively use a growing array of coercive economic tools, including tariffs, sanctions, trade controls, and investment restrictions....
By Elizabeth Rosenberg, Peter Harrell, Paula J. Dobriansky & Adam Szubin
A New Arsenal for Competition
Executive Summary The United States and China have long used coercive economic measures to advance both economic and foreign policy objectives. In recent years, however, both ...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg, Peter Harrell & Ashley Feng
Rising to the China Challenge
The United States and China are locked in strategic competition over the future of the Indo-Pacific—the most populous, dynamic, and consequential region in the world....
By Ely Ratner, Daniel Kliman, Susanna V. Blume, Rush Doshi, Chris Dougherty, Richard Fontaine, Peter Harrell, Martijn Rasser, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Eric Sayers, Daleep Singh, Paul Scharre, Loren DeJonge Schulman, Neil Bhatiya, Ashley Feng, Joshua Fitt, Megan Lamberth, Kristine Lee & Ainikki Riikonen
Financial Technology and National Security
The fast-growing financial technology industry is claiming an increasingly important role in the broader financial services domain, from payments to lending, clearing and sett...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg, Peter Harrell, Dr. Gary M. Shiffman & Sam Dorshimer
Economic Dominance, Financial Technology, and the Future of U.S. Economic Coercion
Coercive economic measures have been a longstanding tool of American foreign policy, dating back to the early 19th century. But since the end of the Cold War, coercive economi...
By Peter Harrell & Elizabeth Rosenberg
Maintaining America’s Coercive Economic Strength
Introduction U.S. foreign policy officials have embraced economic sanctions as a tool of choice for American foreign policy. Decisionmakers have deployed sanctions against str...
By Howard Berman, Paula J. Dobriansky, Sue E. Eckert, Kimberly Ann Elliot, David L. Goldwyn, Peter Harrell, Theodore Kassinger, George Lopez, Richard Nephew, Stephen Rademaker, Frederick Reynolds, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Daleep Singh, Julianne Smith, Adam Szubin, Juan Zarate & Rachel Ziemba
A Realistic Path for Progress on Iran
Introduction and Recommendations The Trump administration has adopted an aggressive Iran strategy. The United States seeks to achieve—via the application of maximum pressure—n...
By Eric Brewer, Elisa Catalano Ewers, Ilan Goldenberg, Peter Harrell, Nicholas Heras, Elizabeth Rosenberg & Ariane Tabatabai
China's Use of Coercive Economic Measures
Executive Summary China has been a practitioner of economic statecraft throughout its history, and in recent decades since Deng Xiaoping opened the country in the 1970s. Today...
By Peter Harrell, Elizabeth Rosenberg & Edoardo Saravalle
A Blueprint for New Sanctions on North Korea
North Korea has emerged as one of the most significant national security threats facing the United States and its allies today. Since leader Kim Jong Un came to power in 2011,...
By Edward Fishman, Peter Harrell & Elizabeth Rosenberg
The Future of Transatlantic Sanctions on Russia
Sanctions on Russia are part of a broad and coordinated U.S. and European policy to counter Russian aggression. The majority of these transatlantic coercive economic measures ...
By Peter Harrell, Tom Keatinge, Sarah Lain & Elizabeth Rosenberg
The Next Generation of Sanctions
Economic sanctions have become a leading, bipartisan tool of American foreign policy. To quote U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, “Economic sanctions have become a powerful fo...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg & Peter Harrell
Lessons from Russia and the Future of Sanctions
Peter Harrell, an Adjunct Senior Fellow in the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Energy, Economics, and Security Program, examines what led U.S. policymakers to develo...
By Peter Harrell