After two years of positioning, posturing, and politicking, we are entering Prime Minister Theresa May’s so-called Brexit endgame, as Heather Conley, CSIS Europe Program director, writes in her commentary.
So, aside from isolated cases on both sides, the midterm election results were fairly conventional from a trade perspective. Some candidates talked about it; some did not, as CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch writes in his new commentary.
Supply, demand, geopolitical events, and sentiment have once again conspired to confuse and complicate OPEC’s efforts to achieve and retain acceptable balances in oil markets, as CSIS energy experts write in a new commentary.
Congressional attention has turned to the Orwellian plight facing the Uyghurs, as the surveillance state in Xinjiang demonstrates the dark side of surveillance equipment, big data, and AI, writes Amy Lehr, director of CSIS Human Rights Initiative.
A century after the Armistice that ended World War I on the Western Front, much of the world remains haunted by the legacies of that conflict, as Jeffrey Mankoff, deputy director and senior fellow with the CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program, writes in his commentary.
November 9, 2018
| Amy Searight, Matthew P. Goodman, William Alan ReinschThere are some key reasons why we think the president’s absence matters. As Woody Allen said, “80 percent of success is showing up,” and nowhere is that more true than Southeast Asia, as CSIS experts Amy Searight, Matthew Goodman, William Reinsch write in their CQ piece.
The 2018 midterm elections results have implications for the Trump administration’s trade policy agenda, although some questions remain given the evolving and unconventional political dynamics surrounding the issue, as CSIS Scholl Chair examines in a new CQ piece.
The lesson is not that China should refrain from developing NEVs or other advanced technologies, but that it needs to be much more attentive to market signals and carefully consider the ramifications for other economies.