The recent OPEC agreement plans to reduce oil output to “stabilize the market” and stem the price erosion that has plagued oil markets for the past several weeks. CSIS energy experts Frank Verrastro and Andrew Stanley look at possible impacts of this agreement.
Gray zone actions are increasing from countries seeking to challenge the United States. These actions, which seek to gain advantage without provoking a conventional military response, are often difficult for free-market democracies to counter. The CSIS International Security...
Energy and economic growth are linked: without access to energy, growth is impossible; and economic growth will lead to more energy use. But the relationship between the two is complex and often misunderstood, writes CSIS energy expert Nikos Tsafos.
Ignoring the Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) or the “Ban Treaty” is a bad idea that will exacerbate the divide between nuclear and non-nuclear states and could lead to a dangerously uneven pace of international disarmament.
In the second issue of the Debating Japan newsletter series, the CSIS Japan Chair invited Dr. Jeffrey Hornung, a security specialist, and Mr. Kiyoyuki Seguchi, an economist, to assess the prospects for Japan-China relations in the coming years.