The results of this event will change nothing in the country, and will not affect international relations in any way – an unusual set of circumstances for an election. Still, the process around the vote provides some...
Greece may be pursuing closer relations with Russia to counterbalance European pressure for austerity. However, despite Greece’s disenchantment with the EU, Russia will not be Greece’s financial savior.
U.S.-Brazil relations have a long and complicated history. The visit of Brazilian President Rousseff to Washington, DC June 29–30 is a positive step forward for bilateral relations after the chill the NSA spying disclosures...
While the United States and its allies focus on building defenses, North Korea will continue to develop and deploy nuclear-armed, long-range ballistic missiles, thus changing the strategic objective from proliferation to...
On June 30, Greece defaulted on its €1.55 billion payment, becoming the first developed country to default to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). This default will have damaging consequences for Greece and the European Union...
On June 24, the Brookings Institution held its first Brookings Debate, with three respected foreign policy analysts and a U.S. senator discussing whether the United States should put boots on the ground to fight the ISIS. Both...
Energy security is an issue that affects countries worldwide. Factors like geography, climate, and existing infrastructure can serve as an advantage for some countries and as a great disadvantage for others. In short, energy...
China’s interest in Afghanistan can be defined by its desire to supplant the United States as the preeminent power in Asia and ultimately prove itself to be an undisputed global power.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s shadowy propaganda machine remains as potent and pervasive as ever, effectively employing 21st century “Internet trolls” to spread disinformation globally.
Scholars in the nuclear policy community have written off the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Conference as a failure, without any acknowledgment of the notable progress that has been made within the past few years.