The Washington Quarterly

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The Washington Quarterly is the flagship journal of CSIS and analyzes strategic global changes and their public policy implications.

The Washington Quarterly is CSIS flagship journal, providing diverse, global perspectives on issues of strategic significance and the subsequent public policy implications. TWQ addresses topics such as:


  • The U.S. role in the world
  • Rising powers such as China and India
  • Nuclear proliferation challenges including Iran and North Korea
  • Pivotal states such as Pakistan and Turkey
  • The continuing implications of the Arab uprisings in Egypt, Syria, and beyond

Contributors are drawn from outside as well as inside the United States, and reflect diverse political, regional, and professional perspectives including scholars, analysts, and policymakers themselves. Essays are authoritative yet written for the international affairs generalist.

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