Issue Brief A brief look at the new makeup of the Politburo Standing Committee, China’s top ruling body.
We pause today to remember the September 11 attacks on our nation, to honor those who lost their lives in the attacks, and to commend those who continue to fight to protect our country.
U.S. policymakers and the intelligence community need to start working right now with our allies in the region and partners on the ground to lay the foundation for a stable, prosperous Syrian future.
Ken Sofer and Philip Ballentine profile the 10 most likely candidates to fill China's ruling Standing Committee of the Chinese Communist Party heading into the party's leadership transition this fall.
Ken Sofer analyzes U.S. priorities in Syria and recommends options for U.S. policymakers to address these critical interests.
Russia and China have nothing to gain from opposing a new U.N. Security Council resolution to stop the ever-increasing violence, write Michael Werz and Ken Sofer.
The United States and its allies put in place new financial and oil sanctions last week meant to change Iran’s calculus on its nuclear program.
Ken Sofer shows that the terrorist organization is significantly weaker a year after its leader’s death.
Issue Brief Ken Sofer explains why China's long-standing noninterventionist foreign policy strategy is changing with China's rising economic and political realities.
Ken Sofer and Jennifer Addison discuss why we need to acknowledge the growing number of female attacks in our counterterrorism strategy.
The unexpected death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il creates uncertainty in North Korea; China could help stabilize the region, write Rudy deLeon and Ken Sofer.
Single-minded effort to counter AQAP will only allow conditions to deteriorate further, enabling AQAP gains, write Ken Gude and Ken Sofer.
Turkey is straying from its successful rise with recent heated rhetoric against Israel, write Michael Werz and Ken Sofer.
We’ve been successful in dismantling transnational terrorist networks such as Al Qaeda in the last 10 years, writes Ken Sofer. But we need to prepare for smaller, domestic threats.