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.
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.
With greater, accelerating urbanization in food security, food systems in the global South deserve a specific place at the table of development priorities, as Christian Man, research fellow with the CSIS Global Food Security Project, writes in his commentary.
Chances are you do not work in agriculture or in manufacturing. Nevertheless, when politicians and the media talk about trade, they almost always talk about industrial workers, farmers, and the U.S. trade deficit, as CSIS Scholl Chair writes in a new CQ piece.
October 15, 2018
| William Alan ReinschWhen the U.S. ambassador to the WTO, Dennis Shea, was at CSIS last week for a public conversation, he did not make front page news, no doubt much to his relief, as CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch writes in a new commentary.
October 15, 2018
| Brian HardingWith its 2019 presidential election season fully underway, Indonesia’s vibrant, democratic political system will be on display for the world over the next six months, as Brian Harding, CSIS fellow and deputy director with the Southeast Asia Program, writes in his commentary.
A spasm of reporting on Khashoggi, and a flood of OP-EDs dumping on Saudi Arabia – followed by a lack of in depth coverage of the problem – is no memorial to someone who seems to have died for trying to speak the truth.