Shifting alliances and the potential of a mass exodus could turn the conflict into a humanitarian disaster.
The Russian political system needs elections. Especially at the regional level, they serve to cultivate loyalty and as an initiation ritual for governors, their aides, and local power brokers.
Meet Carnegie nonresident scholar Minh-Thu Pham.
The prospect of further enlargement presents the EU with multiple institutional, policy, and financial dilemmas. The successful integration of Ukraine and other candidate countries will require pragmatism, reforms, and transitional arrangements.
What the the U.S. diplomat George F. Kennan got right about Russia and the West?
It is impossible to sustain a thriving space sector, both now and for future generations, without systematically addressing the risks of collisions between objects in orbit.
Tensions abound as the two leaders meet on the UN General Assembly sidelines.
An authoritative, illuminating, and ultimately optimistic look at America’s future and the “tests” the United States must meet to maintain leadership and power in the 21st century—from the former U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
President Joe Biden will address world leaders at the United Nations today. Although few in Topeka, Tulsa, or Tampa will pay much attention to the content of his words, the assembled crowd of presidents and prime ministers will be listening closely.
As Russia’s relationship with the West has deteriorated, the Kremlin’s view of the Taliban has changed. But substantive economic cooperation will be hard to achieve.
In this working paper, Rajan Katoch and Sunil Bahri share their experience of winding up five government-owned enterprises that had been making losses for many years.
If the United States can finally provide the weaponry to really force a showdown in Crimea, the Ukrainians could achieve something that looks like victory; let’s hope that the Biden administration finally comes to understand this and acts accordingly.
This single incident is still having ripple effects today, redefining the roles that CEOs and industry leaders play, and will shape how we think about cybersecurity for years to come.
The broader challenge here — and perhaps, the inescapable one — is the essential humanness of online trust and safety efforts. It isn’t machine learning models and faceless algorithms behind key content moderation decisions: it’s people. And people can be pressured, intimidated, threatened and extorted.
Turkey is pursuing an increasingly autonomous foreign policy while consolidating its centralized system of government. Amid a changing global order, Ankara will need to balance its geopolitical ambitions with its core economic interests and relations with the West.
The smorgasbord of Allen’s suggestions suggests that while America has identified that it has a problem with China, it has no clear idea of what to do about it.
As these challenges risk detrimental impacts to the “backbone of America’s national security,” the military will have to prepare its critical—and limited—nuclear weapons facilities to weather more than just hurricanes.
But to understand the scale of its destruction requires seeing the city in its particularity—as a stronghold of opposition to Haftar’s violent consolidation of power in eastern Libya, and before that, a hub of intellectualism and dissent. Derna’s suffering is not entirely an accident.
Both Moscow and Kyiv are counting on being able to use the grain market to inflict damage on the enemy without sustaining any losses themselves. In this situation, the resurrection of the grain deal is a far less likely outcome than escalation.
AI’s risks—and its policy solutions—are often more evolutionary than revolutionary.