U.S. military action in Syria must remain focused on degrading the terrorist threat while pushing for a political transition from the Assad regime.
Issue Brief Egypt, the region’s largest country, continues to face a long list of challenges on the economic, security, and political fronts.
It’s time for the United States to strengthen its space program and regain control of exploration beyond Earth.
President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet for the first time today to discuss their strategic partnership and to build upon the already strong foundation between the United States and India.
Issue Brief This issue brief outlines potential sources of authority for lawful military actions and recommendations for a new congressional authorization directed at the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham.
Issue Brief Congressional responses to attacks on American diplomats have shifted with our changing political climate.
Report The Obama administration has an important opportunity to adjust its course in Syria and Iraq, particularly regarding the threat posed by ISIS, and assume a more engaged leadership role.
Issue Brief Combating the extremist group in Iraq and Syria will require a concerted diplomatic and security strategy in coordination with U.S. allies around the world.
Issue Brief The end of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force, or ISAF, mission provides an opportunity for the international community to redefine its roles in Afghanistan.
Issue Brief The conversation on the post-2015 development agenda is shifting from defining goals to financing and implementation, providing both opportunities and challenges as financing negotiations culminate in July 2015.
With just 500 days left before the Millennium Development Goals expire, it is important to acknowledge all that they have spurred the world to achieve.
Issue Brief The annual Singapore-based Asia-Pacific security summit, traditionally a convivial affair, is becoming more candid and sharp elbowed—and that’s a good thing. This candidness should serve as a template for future regional security conversations.
The Middle Eastern countries currently sheltering Syrian refugees need international support to make it through the crisis.
The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, focused on investment in the next generation, sets the stage for sustained partnership, and a commitment to regularizing the U.S.-Africa dialogue can help ensure its success.