The United States must focus on developing a positive vision for the future of its role in Africa rather than relying solely on criticizing China’s engagement on the continent.
While domestic constraints make it unlikely that South Korea will pursue an overtly competitive policy toward China, Seoul began a new chapter in U.S.-ROK relations at the summit by embracing a broader role in regional affairs.
Beijing recently released modest near-term climate targets that will make it more difficult for China to meet its own carbon neutrality goal—and for other nations to meet global climate stabilization goals.
Over the coming year, new administrations in the United States and Japan must strengthen the alliance and reaffirm its value in Asia and beyond in order to tackle significant challenges.
For the U.S.-South Korea alliance to be most effective, the two countries must strive to understand one another—and progressives must find common ground on key challenges.
An actionable plan for the next administration’s progressive national security agenda.
This interactive database features nearly 250 recommendations that the next administration can advance, adopt, and implement within the first 100 days to set the country on a path toward a more progressive national security approach.
The United States can raise academic outcomes, lower youth unemployment, and strengthen its economy by following the leads of Germany, Singapore, and Switzerland in training their youth for in-demand jobs.
The new coronavirus has the potential to undermine and upend politics in Asia and makes clear the need for urgent action and global coordination.
In 2020, the United States must get creative about jump-starting diplomacy with North Korea while simultaneously repairing U.S. alliances—policies that will strengthen America’s position regardless of what North Korea does.
As challenges to democracy and human rights in Asia grow, the United States must stick to its principles by acting early and often to stand up for universal values.
Progressive policymakers in Washington and Seoul need to work together to build a stronger U.S.-South Korea alliance that can advance shared interests, regardless of which political parties are in power.
The politics of negotiating with North Korea have changed—at least for the moment—and the United States and the international community should seize this opportunity to make progress before it disappears.
The United States should repurpose its Asia energy initiative to lead a clean energy transition in the region.
Competition with China provides an opportunity for the United States to get its own house in order.