By Anthony Consalvo |
Smartphones will gain geostrategic significance. The Gulf States, through Apple and Huawei, have aligned with the United States and China, respectively. Their strategic importance makes them noteworthy test cases in the rising geostrategic significance of supply chains.
By Ishka Yadav |
The Amazon forest fires in Brazil are the result of regional deforestation and failed environmental policies. Since Brazil has taken strict initiatives in the past for conserving the forests, the current government of Bolsonaro has weakened the environmental bodies which are responsible for protecting the forests from agribusiness industries. Deforestation in the Amazon region is not only a concern for Brazil but the rest of the world. The international community can impose fines on companies with corrupt supply chains, and support public protests which will help in curbing illegal deforestation.
By Brandon Thurner |
U.S. LNG exports and clean energy developments provide a potential new source of soft power for U.S. foreign policy assistance and aims. The bipartisan BUILD Act provides a vehicle for the U.S. Government to achieve these twin goals.
By Thomas Krasnican |
While the Democrats and Republicans are unlikely to come to a full agreement on who politicized the normally standard National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) procedure, bipartisan finger-pointing suggests both sides agree that this breakdown in precedent is cause for alarm.
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy is acting as host for this year's Y7 summit. Youth delegates from all seven countries prepared a statement for G7 representatives, published in its entirety below, articulating a strong call to action from their generation to the leaders of the world's most powerful nations.
By Jonathan Stutte |
An examination of three countries—Taiwan, Germany, and the United States—and their responses to the global pandemic reveals what’s working, what's not, and what’s in store.
By Michael Purzycki |
Questioning assumptions about war, and remaining committed to NATO, prepared the United States to stare down a Russian march toward Kyiv.
By Shannon McNaught |
As we mark the first year since the United States’ withdrawal from UNESCO, what does the future hold for American geocultural influence and who is waiting in the wings to fill the void?
By Jonathan Stutte |
Should United States President Donald Trump be reelected this November, his biggest obstacle to a successful North Korean foreign policy will be achieving cooperation with necessary partners China and South Korea.