There’s no Friday File this week. The next few days will be devoted to eating turkey and watching football. Three things before I head off:
1. My good friend and frequent co-author, Ivo Daalder, now the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, spoke on Monday about the outcome of NATO’s Lisbon Summit. He reviews the three main strategic components of NATO’s new Strategic Concept and describes how what he calls “NATO 3.0” differs from versions 1.0 and 2.0.
2. Yesterday I hosted a media call on the New Start Treaty with my colleagues Kay King, Vice President for Washington Initiatives, and Micah Zenko, Fellow for Conflict Prevention at CFR’s Center for Preventive Action. Kay and Micah explore the politics of the treaty debate and the consequences of its passage or defeat.
The Water’s Edge examines the political forces shaping American foreign policy, the sustainability of American power, and the ability of the United States to navigate a rapidly changing world.
In The Hacked World Order, CFR Senior Fellow Adam Segal shows how governments use the web to wage war and spy on, coerce, and damage each other. More
Red Team provides an in-depth investigation into the work of red teams, revealing the best practices, most common pitfalls, and most effective applications of these modern-day devil's advocates. More
Through insightful analysis and engaging graphics, How America Stacks Up explores how the United States can keep pace with global economic competition. More
India now matters to U.S. interests in virtually every dimension. This Independent Task Force report assesses the current situation in India and the U.S.-India relationship, and suggests a new model for partnership with a rising India.
Rates of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries are increasing faster than in wealthier countries. The report outlines a plan for collective action on this growing epidemic.
This report asserts that elevating and prioritizing the U.S.-Canada-Mexico relationship offers the best opportunity for strengthening the United States and its place in the world.
Williams argues that the status quo for peace operations in untenable and that greater U.S. involvement is necessary to enhance the quality and success of peacekeeping missions.
The authors argue that the United States has responded inadequately to the rise of Chinese power and recommend placing less strategic emphasis on the goal of integrating China into the international system and more on balancing China's rise.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.