Geopolitics and International Security

The International Security Program, the Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy, the Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and regional programs analyze the threats and opportunities shaping global security.

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Will the "Strengthening the Quad Act" Work?

There are calls to formalize the Quad alliance with an inter-parliamentary working group. While its impact on military cooperation remains uncertain, this reflects a desire to deepen cooperation for a free, open, and inclusive Indo-Pacific region based on shared values.

Commentary by Alexander Kersten and Julia Yoon — July 22, 2024

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House of Cards?

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Report by Heather Williams and Doreen Horschig — July 18, 2024

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At the Edge of Empire

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Jon B. Alterman
Senior Vice President, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and Director, Middle East Program
Seth G. Jones
Senior Vice President; Harold Brown Chair; and Director, International Security Program
Emily Harding
Director, Intelligence, National Security, and Technology Program and Deputy Director, International Security Program
Clayton Swope
Deputy Director, Aerospace Security Project and Senior Fellow, International Security Program
Max Bergmann
Director, Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program and Stuart Center
Victor Cha
Senior Vice President for Asia and Korea Chair