This report by James A. Lewis offers an analysis of the current state of competition between the U.S. and China in technology, economic models, and world views, and questions the inevitability of China’s rise.
Taking advantage of ongoing instability and the presence of sectarian militias in Iraq, Islamic State militants are regrouping into an insurgent movement and refocusing their tactics and attacks against the Iraqi government.
The challenges and opportunities presented by China’s rise are hotly contested. ChinaPower's annual conference features leading experts from both China and the U.S. to debate core issues underpinning the nature of Chinese power.
Kartikeya Singh, deputy director of the Wadhwani Chair in CSIS U.S. India Policy Studies, highlights important voter issues in the upcoming state assembly elections in India as well as recent, noteworthy policies and reforms rolled out by incumbent state governments.
In a world where democracy is in recession, Nigerian commitment to democratic values makes the upcoming February 2019 elections worth paying attention to, as CSIS Africa Program director Judd Devermont writes in his commentary.
November 29, 2018
| Matthew P. GoodmanJoint communiqués serve a valuable function, and failure of the G20 to issue a communiqué would be a missed opportunity. This would not bode well for U.S.-China relations at a time when economic uncertainty provides a strong incentive for a bilateral truce.
November 29, 2018
| Anthony H. CordesmanThis study conducts a wide-ranging analysis of China’s grand strategy, emergence as a superpower, strategic posture, potential limits to superpower status, and posture vis-à-vis the United States.
In the absence of other effective political actors, there is useful space for Haiti’s civil society activism to provide constructive engagement to address Haiti corruption challenges, as Georges A. Fauriol, senior associate with CSIS Americas Program, writes in his...
November 28, 2018
| Sarah LadislawFrance is a developed economy seeking to take a leadership role to reduce emissions within its own economy. This is difficult work. Very few countries have made durable strides on this front, as CSIS energy expert Sarah Ladislaw writes in her new commentary.