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I have quick piece up at CFR.org assessing the potential policy consequences of the ongoing Japanese nuclear disaster. Short version: Take a look at political prognosticators’ track record from the early days of the BP oil spill before you decide to believe anything that’s being predicted right now. Read more »
I have an op-ed in Wednesday’s USA Today on the New START nuclear arms control agreement. I should note that I’m more than a bit uneasy with the title they’ve given it (“Treaty Hypocrisy: The GOP and New START”); I’d originally called it “A Tale of Two Treaties”, and don’t mean for it to be partisan or political, but rather to illustrate an important lesson. In any case, here’s how it starts: Read more »
I spent the first part of this week in Israel talking to people about the Iranian nuclear program. I thought I’d share a few observations. (While I’m writing about travel: I’ll be in Shanghai and Hong Kong next week to talk about climate and clean energy technology. If you read this blog and live in either of those cities, drop me a line.) Read more »
CFR.org asked me to write up some quick reactions on the nuclear “deal” announced by Iran, Turkey, and Brazil earlier today. I’m underwhelmed: deals that involve only one major party to a dispute tend to leave me cold. Perhaps the United States and Israel will announce their own deal on military options some time in the future. In any case, my take is here.
Those of you who know me may know that I spend a lot of time thinking not just about energy and climate but about nuclear security issues too. And it’s a big couple weeks for that. If you’re interested, take a look at my thoughts on how START affects U.S.-Russian relations at Politico, my interview on the nuclear security landscape with CFR.org here, and my reactions to the Nuclear Posture Review at the Daily Beast.
Energy, Security, and Climate examines policy challenges surrounding energy, security, and climate change.
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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.
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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.