- ReportJan 25, 2013
While the United States, United Kingdom, and France often meet bilaterally with one another, they rarely meet in a trilateral forum, officially or unofficially, to discuss nuclear issues. In an effort to increase trilateral nuclear interaction, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) established a group of high-level "Track 2" participants in 2009 to discuss nu
- CommentaryJan 25, 2013
British Prime Minister David Cameron wants to launch a debate over Europe’s future that would echo many of the arguments that preceded last year’s U.S. presidential election and still dominate large swathes of the American political landscape. The pity is that it probably won’t happen.
- Critical QuestionsBy Heather A. Conley, Michael J. Green, Christopher K. Johnson, Karl F. Inderfurth, Victor Cha, Andrew C. Kuchins, Ernest Z. Bower, Stephen Johnson, Bonnie S. GlaserJan 25, 2013
- Critical QuestionsBy Gerald Hyman, Richard Jackson, Matthew P. Goodman, Sarah Ladislaw, James Andrew Lewis, Robert D. Lamb, Sharon Squassoni, Daniel F. Runde, Scott Miller, Stephen FlanaganJan 25, 2013Defense and Security, International Development, Energy and Sustainability, Markets, Trends, and Outlooks, Climate Change and Environmental Impacts, Technology and Cybersecurity, Trade and Economics, Cybersecurity, Energy and Geopolitics, Governance and Rule of Law, Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation, Trade and International Business
- ReportBy Ryan Crotty, Guy Ben-Ari, David J. Berteau, Joachim Hofbauer, Priscilla Hermann, and Sneha RaghavanDec 18, 2012
This report constitutes the third iteration of a comprehensive assessment of European defense trends undertaken by the CSIS Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group.
- Critical QuestionsBy Heather A. Conley, Matthew MelinoDec 12, 2012
In a surprise move, technocrat Mario Monti, the Italian prime minister, submitted his resignation over the weekend following the decision by the center-right People of Liberty (PDL) party to withdraw from the government coalition.
- CommentaryDec 10, 2012
Peace is not a word that would necessarily be associated with the European political landscape these days.
- CommentaryNov 20, 2012
Budget negotiations are the political nemesis of Western democracies. As President Barack Obama and Congress engage in preliminary skirmishes over the fiscal cliff, the Europe Union too has drawn fierce battle lines over this week’s European Council meeting, which will discuss the next seven-year budget (2014–2020), the multiannual financial framework (MFF).
- ReportBy Bulent Aliriza, Bulent ArasNov 13, 2012
As the United States and Turkey enter the third decade following the end of the Cold War, they are enjoying a new era in their long partnership. Their cooperation has recently been enhanced by overlapping perspectives on the unprecedented transformation sweeping the Middle East as well as in a number of other regional and functional areas.
- NewsletterBy Janusz BugajskiNov 6, 2012
Georgia successfully passed its democratic election test, as the parliamentary ballot on October 1, 2012 was declared competitive, credible, and peaceful by international monitors. The peaceful transfer of power between government and opposition was an unprecedented event in the post-Soviet world and could serve as a model for other aspiring or evolving democracies.