The Trump Administration has adopted an "America First" strategy, and taken aggressive stands on NATO burden sharing, trade, the JCPOA nuclear agreement with Iran, and the treatment of refugees that have led many in Europe to question its support for NATO and the...
June 26, 2018
| Matthew P. GoodmanThis month has made clear that the Trump administration is not interested in multilateral economic leadership, at least for now. It may take several years—and much rebuilding at home—before Washington is ready to reengage along traditional lines.
June 25, 2018
| Bulent AlirizaThe result justified Erdogan’s gamble for early elections fully 17 months before they were due, in order to avoid the negative electoral effects of a worsening economy while catching the opposition unprepared.
June 25, 2018
| Frank A. Verrastro, Larry Goldstein, Albert HelmigU.S. light tight oil continues to impress, although logistical constraints, especially pipeline bottlenecks in evacuating Permian oil and associated gas, could hamper or at least delay further near-term increases.
Limiting or eliminating the potential North Korea nuclear threat to the United States is a key aspect of U.S. strategy. It is important to remember, however, that it is only part of America's vital strategic interests in Asia. The U.S. must also compete with China and seek...
Trying to kill ZTE will do more harm than good, will fail in the face of Beijing’s opposition, will do nothing to improve security, and will accelerate damage to U.S. technological leadership. Other than that, it’s an appealing idea.
June 22, 2018
| William Alan Reinsch, Jonathan RobisonAs the economy modernizes and intellectual property enters the digital realm, we examine the ITC and its role in enforcing IP rights and suggest possible ways the ITC can modernize its operations to better confront the challenges of the twenty-first century.