- NewsletterBy Laura KeatingJul 15, 2006
U.S. policy on international water now stands at an inflection point. Late last year Congress approved legislation that would streamline the process by which U.S. international water policy was formulated and increase the level of resources allocated to water as part of U.S. development assistance.
- ReportJul 15, 2006
- NewsletterBy Shawn Brimley and Aidan KirbyJul 14, 2006
On June 22, 2006 Shawn Brimley and Aidan Kirby, Research Associates in the International Security Program, discussed two recent developments related to the global war on terror; 1) the disruption of a …
- JournalJul 14, 2006-Regional Overview: New Insights into U.S. East Asia Strategy-U.S.-Japan Relations: A Dream of a Quarter-U.S.-China Relations: Pomp, Blunders, and Substance: Hu’s Visit to the U.S.-U.S.-Korea Relations: To Test or Not to Test: Missile Politics
- ReportJul 14, 2006
Hezbollah has opened a dangerous second front in the Israeli-Palestinian war of attrition that began in September 2000. The attached analysis not only describes the nature of Hezbollah and its military capabilities, but the severe limits to the Lebanese Army and other divisions and problems within Lebanon.
- NewsletterJul 14, 2006
- ReportJul 14, 2006Senior U.S. officials provided insight into administration strategic thinking this quarter.ReportJul 14, 2006
The second quarter of 2006 went about as well for U.S.-Japan relations as could be imagined. The two governments agreed on a plan to restructure their military alliance; the ban on U.S.ReportJul 14, 2006
Despite the bungled welcoming ceremony on the South Lawn and the absence of concrete deliverables, the Hu-Bush summit was a modest success. Progress was made on market access and intellectual property rights at the Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade meeting. In the wake of the summit, Beijing and Washington stepped up cooperation on both the Iranian and DPRK nuclear issues.ReportBy Donald G. GrossJul 14, 2006
After the Six-Party Talks impasse deepened this quarter, North Korea shocked its neighbors as well as the U.S. by launching seven missiles July 4. The DPRK’s brinksmanship is reminiscent of another June in 1994, when subsequent diplomatic maneuvers led to the 1994 Geneva Agreed Framework, which kept North Korea from reprocessing spent nuclear fuel rods for a number of years.