October 19, 2018
| Hijab ShahAcross U.S. administrations, Washington has noted its concerns of Islamabad playing a “double game” of partnering with the United States while simultaneously supporting anti-U.S. militants, as Hijab Shah from CSIS International Security Program writes in her commentary.
The United States needs a more comprehensive counterstrategy to BRI that looks after the interests of vulnerable nations and hedges against the geopolitical advantages China is gaining, as visiting military fellow William Pacatte writes in his commentary.
In the months since the somewhat anti-climactic release of the “real” report, the Nuclear Posture Review has been enjoying a honeymoon of sorts, as Rebecca Hersman, CSIS director of the Project on Nuclear Issues, writes in her commentary.
October 19, 2018
| Jeffrey MankoffThe Moscow-Constantinople split is an important development in longstanding historical disputes about primacy in the Orthodox world and about the nature of Ukrainian identity vis-à-vis Russia, as Jeffrey Mankoff from CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program writes in his commentary.
The Trump administration has formally notified Congress that it intends to negotiate trade agreements with the European Union, United Kingdom, and Japan. The Scholl Chair explores what the next steps for each party are and where the negotiations could lead.
Despite some missile defense advocates' claims that 24 satellites could form the basis of a boost-phase space-based missile interceptor (SBI) system, many physicists do not agree, as Thomas Roberts from the CSIS Aerospace Security Project writes in a new brief.
Treasury’s decision not to label China as a currency manipulator in its latest semiannual currency report may reflect its aim to preserve the report’s credibility, as Stephanie Segal from CSIS Simon Chair writes in a new CQ piece.
October 18, 2018
| Heather A. Conley, Donatienne RuyA new CSIS report "Crossing Borders: How the Migration Crisis Transformed Europe’s External Policy" examine the shift in the European Union’s foreign and development policies through funding decisions to respond to the 2015-2016 migration crisis and its lasting consequences.
A new CSIS report “Defusing the South China Sea Disputes: A Regional Blueprint” presents a workable model agreement to manage the South China Sea disputes, reached by consensus among dozens of top experts from Asia, the United States, and beyond.