Current plans for modernizing the U.S. nuclear arsenal are simply not affordable. The U.S. needs a new approach to produce the maximum arsenal at minimum expense.
After dragging their feet for the best part of a year, EU countries recently agreed on a 2030 climate and energy framework. This move forward has the potential to diminish the effects of global warming and climate change, but...
Can the U.S. and Russian normalize relations in the wake of the Ukraine crisis? Continued cooperation on a supply route for the dwindling war effort in Afghanistan suggests there is still hope.
After World War II, the international economic system implemented free trade to promote cooperation between countries and avoid historical protectionist tendencies. More recently, though, trade agreements are becoming...
Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), inspire opposition like hardly any other conventional weapons system. Armed UAVs – colloquially known as drones – are used in Syria and Iraq in the fight against the...
Just because there is a lot of data out there, doesn’t mean it’s the right data. This was the advice from Jon Clifton, managing director of the Gallup World Poll, as he discussed a new analytics portal at Gallup. He spoke...
Cooperating with Iran against the Islamic State may offer short-term advantages in the fight against the terrorist organization, but doing so seriously threatens the long-term stability of Iraq and the Middle East as a whole.
The United States and Vietnam may have officially normalized diplomatic relations in 1995, twenty years after the end of the Vietnam War, but until October 2, 2014, the United States maintained a strict arms embargo against its...
Industrial espionage has been a constant source of tension between the U.S. and Chinese governments; however, last year, it was China that was on the defensive for the theft of American trade secrets.
In the wake of the Second World War, the world turned toward collective security and economic liberalism, leading to the establishment of the European Community (today known as the European Union). Jean Monnet first articulated...