Rudy deLeon remembers former Rep. Ike Skelton and his contributions to American military policy.
The United States and its partners should conduct contingency planning about possible threats, however likely or not, in the wake of strikes.
The “war of words” between North Korea and the United States and its allies ended as suddenly as it began. But while U.S.-China cooperation has improved, the unwillingness of North Korea to make serious moves toward denuclearization means tension will inevitably flare up again in the future.
President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping should use their upcoming meeting in California to foster a new kind of bilateral relationship and work toward solutions to pressing global issues.
The United States should insist on an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council to investigate the reports of the Assad regime’s likely chemical-weapons use and further solidify and accelerate NATO planning on issues regarding Syria.
North Korea’s aggressive rhetoric and needless provocation can only serve to push the country further into global isolation and create more hardship for its long-suffering population.
The Palestinian Political Risk Insurance, or PPRI, project will help protect Palestinian businesses and encourage local investment and economic development in the Palestinian territories.
Issue Brief U.S. leadership remains crucial to achieving a lasting and peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Rudy deLeon, Senior Vice President for National Security and International Policy at the Center for American Progress, delivers remarks at the 13th Annual Herzliya Conference.
Five former deputy secretaries of defense write to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the need for a bottom-up review of military spending.
Additional support for the Syrian opposition and regional coordination are urgently needed.
Outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta foresees dire national security consequences if automatic across-the-board budget cuts take effect next week.
North Korea’s nuclear-explosive test this week poses a serious threat to U.S. allies in the Asia-Pacific, and the subsequent international reaction to the test reveals the isolation of the North Korean regime.
No agreement was reached on Iran’s nuclear program this week, but the clock is ticking on U.S. and EU sanctions set to kick in if Iran can’t come clean next month in Russia, write Brian Katulis, Rudy deLeon, and Peter Juul.