- The U.S., the West, and Islam: The Real Meaning of ISIS's Expansion into Turkey, Afghanistan, and IndonesiaCommentaryJan 15, 2016
It is all too easy to react to each new terrorist attack by ISIS by focusing on that attack, on ISIS, and on terrorism, rather than the broader policy challenges involved.
- Rebuilding the National and Global Consensus Against Illicit Narcotics: An Agenda for the Next PresidentCommentaryBy Daniel F. Runde, Julie SnyderJan 13, 2016
Generating over $322 billion a year , nearly triple the total amount of foreign assistance spent annually , illegal narcotics are a “
- JournalJan 4, 2016
New Perspectives in Foreign Policy is published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) to provide a forum for young professionals to write on issues of importance in foreign policy. Though New Perspectives seeks to bring new voices into the dialogue, it does not endorse specific opinions or policy prescriptions.
- CommentaryDec 22, 2015
On Friday, Congress agreed to extend, for several years, a suite of tax credit subsidies designed to support the development of U.S. renewables projects. Given the current political climate in Washington, D.C., this was a big win for the renewable energy sector. Over the past few years the roles played by wind and solar in meeting our electricity needs has been growing rapidly.
- CommentaryBy Phuong NguyenDec 17, 2015
The resounding victory of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), in the November 8 elections is an outcome many in the United States had long wanted to see. But rather than being an end goal in itself, the election results signaled the start of a more challenging process and have taken Myanmar into completely uncharted territory.
- Critical QuestionsBy Carl MeachamDec 1, 2015
Recent violence in France—and Lebanon and Iraq—was for many a reminder of the importance of cooperation in combatting our common enemies and facing new collective challenges in terms of security.
- ReportBy Sarah Ladislaw, Michelle MeltonNov 20, 2015
Climate change is an important issue today, touching on virtually all facets of policymaking ranging from transportation to urban planning to economic policy, electricity, and international affairs.Afghanistan, Africa, Americas, Arctic, Asia, Australia, NZ & Pacific, Caribbean, Caucasus, Central Asia, China, Post-Soviet Europe, Egypt, Europe, Arabian Peninsula, India, Iran, Iraq, The Levant, Japan, Korea, Middle East, NATO, North Africa, North America, Pakistan, Russia, Russia and Eurasia, South America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Turkey, European Union
- ReportBy Carl MeachamNov 16, 2015
In December 2015, Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro announced a historic change: the United States and Cuba would begin to normalize their bilateral relationship, opening formal diplomatic channels between the two countries for the first time in decades. So much has happened in the intervening months. The two presidents met in person at the Summit of the Americas.
- ReportNov 16, 2015
Food insecurity is both a consequence and a cause of conflict, making it inexorably linked with political stability at regional, national, and international levels. Lack of access to affordable food has proven to trigger revolutions and spark unrest across the world.
- ReportNov 16, 2015
International development assistance has been a critical tool for expanding political freedom, economic progress, and global security since the Marshall Plan following World War II. The security challenges facing the United States are broad and varied, and an effective administration will use the full array of tools at its disposal.