- ReportBy Craig CohenJun 28, 2011
The last decade has seen the United States involved in two wars, an ongoing worldwide struggle against terrorism, and more recently a severe economic recession. This period has exposed two great structural challenges facing the United States. First, in a globalized world, vectors of prosperity quickly become vectors of insecurity. And second, the center of gravity in world affairs is shifting to Asia.
- CommentaryJun 23, 2011
For the past several weeks, large-scale and at times violent demonstrations and strikes have erupted in Greece and Spain, fueled by unemployed youth (which in Greece stand at 36 percent and in Spain at 44 percent), students, and public-sector workers.
- ReportJun 17, 2011
Void of emotion or fanfare, German elites assume that over the next ten years the United States will experience a period of relative decline (militarily and economically) as China, and to a lesser extent India and Brazil, will experience a period of ascendancy.
- ReportBy Stephen FlanaganJun 17, 2011
Turkish elites and the general public retain a wary respect for American economic and hard power but remain dubious that this enormous capacity will be used in ways that will advance Turkish regional and global interests.
- ReportJun 15, 2011
The following conversation derives from an online chat between Global Forecast editors and four CSIS scholars on the rise of China, India, Brazil, and Turkey.
The recent global financial crisis has been a huge headache for the West. Three years later, do China, India, Brazil, and Turkey look back at it as the beginning of an opportunity?
- ReportBy Heather A. Conley, Tim AdamsJun 14, 2011
Imagine if the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan only consisted of 11 contributing nations as opposed to the 48 that contribute today. Imagine if ISAF had only 90,000 American soldiers at its disposal rather than the 132,000 troops and 37 European countries currently engaged.
- ReportBy Janusz BugajskiJun 7, 2011
Serbia and Kosova: Talks Need Political Targets
- NewsletterBy Bulent Aliriza, Deni KoenhemsiJun 2, 2011
Turkish voters go to the ballot boxes on June 12, 2011 to decide if the governing Justice and Development Party (JDP), which has been in office for just over eight and a half years, will win its third successive general electoral victory.
- ReportMay 4, 2011
In the fall of 2010, the CSIS Global Health Policy Center hosted three seminars featuring experts on regional politics, global health policy, and diplomacy to facilitate discussion, information exchange, and analysis regarding the linkages between health and foreign policy in key countries.
- ReportBy Heather A. Conley, Guy Ben-Ari, David J. Berteau, Stephen Flanagan, Joachim Hofbauer, T.J. Cipoletti, Roy Levy, and Alessandro SchefflerMay 3, 2011
Over the past five decades, the United States, its NATO allies, and other European Union countries have been partners in maintaining transatlantic security and leading contributors to international stability and economic development.