A positive U.S. economic vision would help counter falling expectations. It would also push back against China’s attempts to fashion itself as a champion of global openness in the absence of U.S. leadership.
The Trump administration’s decision to levy tariffs on imported steel and aluminum is further evidence of the president’s preference for symbolic gestures rather than systemic change. Here, four CSIS experts unpack the varied ramifications of the decision.
This is a new kind of conflict created by cyber capabilities, which give countries the ability to manipulate, coerce, and perhaps attack. In this new style of conflict, the issue is not will Russia attack, but how we push back harder to ensure that they do not.
March 12, 2018
| Michael A. MateraPresident Macri and his coalition are creating a foundation for sustainable growth, designed to dismount Argentina from its economic and political roller coaster, but it is too soon to say that Argentina has shed its perilous addiction to populism.
From cross-border data flows and what constitutes “important data,” to how to balance development of emerging technologies like AI with growing demands for data privacy, there is still unresolved internal debate in China about how to handle data.
Greenland has an important role to play in U.S. defense, housing the Thule Air Base and forming an integral link in the U.S. missile defense system. However, an upcoming snap election may call this position into question.
100 years ago this month, the Spanish influenza ignited. It would ultimately kill 50 million and bypass armies, health defenses, and geographic barriers in the process. Within this dark chapter of history are important lessons for the world of 2018.