- NewsletterFeb 28, 2007
This quarterly electronic newsletter features information on recent and upcoming activities of the CSIS Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy.
- CommentaryBy John W. HarbesonFeb 27, 2007
The Bush Administration’s recent announcement that it plans to create an Africa Command underscores Africa’s growing strategic significance to the United States, particularly in the post 9/11 era. At the same time, however, a new Africa-specific military command highlights critical, underemphasized, and to a large extent Africa-specific issues at the heart of U.S. foreign policy.
- NewsletterBy James L. SchoffFeb 27, 2007
Much has been written about the recent Six-Party agreement on “Initial Actions for the Implementation” of a North Korean denuclearization plan first outlined over a year ago, but the debate has generated more heat than light when it comes to making this agreement work.
- CommentaryBy Julianne SmithFeb 26, 2007
Prime Minister Tony Blair recently announced that up to 1,600 of the 7,100 British troops in Iraq would start to withdraw this spring – a move that has triggered a number of questions on this
- ReportBy J. Stephen Morrison, Raymond W. CopsonFeb 23, 2007
- NewsletterBy Dr. Martin I. WayneFeb 23, 2007
Al Qaeda has a China problem, and no one is watching. Despite al Qaeda’s significant efforts to support Muslim insurgents in China, the Chinese government has succeeded in limiting popular support for anti-government violence. The latest evidence came on Jan.
- NewsletterFeb 23, 2007
- NewsletterFeb 22, 2007
January-February 2007 The Russia and Eurasia Program Monthly Update highlights the program's work of the previous month. The update includes: publications, events, media coverage and announcements.
- NewsletterBy Michael McDevittFeb 22, 2007
A visit to Taiwan leaves two significant impressions. First, there is no question that Taiwan is a vibrant democracy. Politics are alive and well, and the trials and tribulations of leaders of both political coalitions are the stuff of front-page headlines.
- ReportFeb 21, 2007
There are many definitions of “strategy,” some of which are virtually indistinguishable from “tactics.” To use one of the better dictionary definitions, however, “stra