The U.S. government has a long history of trying to restrain Israel, with mixed success.
Tensions remain, despite efforts to boost bilateral talks.
The humanitarian crisis and escalation fears heighten uncertainty.
What we know about Hamas hostage-taking and Israel’s hostage recovery policy.
We need a more nuanced approach.
The TMC 2022 roundups: The international beat
Even before the latest surge in tensions, the risk of conflict in the Taiwan Strait was on the rise
Beijing sees California as a global climate leader
Our research explores what happens when women reach high positions
It’s not clear that sweeping sanctions are credible
An acting official can’t do the job as effectively as a confirmed ambassador.
France isn’t happy about being sidelined by the new U.S. alliance for Indo-Pacific security.
Here are the takeaways from the July 2021 bilateral meetings.
Technology has become the ‘long arm’ of authoritarians
Conditions have to be just right.
Here’s what we learned from extensive war-gaming on the Ukraine-Russia conflict
This move signals a shift in the U.S. relationship with Turkey
History suggests that diplomacy is more effective than sabotage.
Controlling the world’s reserve currency gives the U.S. government a powerful lever to police geopolitical behavior
Past U.S. administrations supported the court’s work — when it aligned with U.S. interests
Our survey found Taliban power-sharing was not a dealbreaker.
The Biden administration faces three big challenges on the Korean Peninsula
Here’s why critics want to reassess U.S. security assistance to fight drug-related violence
Our research reveals what helps U.S. military basing succeed
This probably won’t lead to prosecutions but it will hurt China in the court of public opinion
Beijing is likely to seek short-term stability as it anticipates a long-term advantage