Following a year of research in conjunction with the Pacific Council, the project to Strategically Protect Soft Networks offers this white paper exploring various possible policy options for better insulating local allies of the U.S. military and diplomatic community in conflict zones abroad.
Putin still seeks partnership with the United States, but only on the basis perceived as equal terms and consistent with advancing Russia’s interests, writes Sharyl Cross.
The U.S.-Russian relationship stands at the lowest point in nearly three decades, but the interests of the two countries intersect on several issues with some potential for cooperation, writes Sharyl Cross ahead of Members Weekend.
The results of Germany’s recent federal election will have a broad impact on the Eurozone, the NATO alliance, U.S.-German transatlantic relations, and the future of the European project, Heather Conley and Constanze Stelzenmüller told Pacific Council members in the fifth and final installment of the Summer Teleconference Series.
The United States and its allies must project forceful arguments on democracy's appeal, and citizens must be wary of propaganda efforts, write Agnia Grigas and Seth Freeman.
The United States and Russia may have an adversarial relationship, but that does not mean they cannot cooperate on issues of mutual concern and interest, Dr. Agnia Grigas and Dr. Vidya Nadkarni told Pacific Council members in the fourth installment of the Pacific Council’s Summer Teleconference Series.
Revanchist and resurgent, Russia appears ready to challenge the current post-Cold War order, writes Agnia Grigas. Tensions between Russia and the West are unlikely to subside because the fundamental sources of conflict will persist.
The stakes in the upcoming French presidential election are extremely high, Mira Kamdar and Philippe Le Corre told Pacific Council members in a Situation Briefing teleconference.
Europe is facing internal and external pressures that could undermine EU stability and trigger a reversion to a nation-centric continent, Ambassadors Colleen Bell and John Emerson told Pacific Council members at Spring Conference 2017.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Germany John B. Emerson argues that U.S. national security depends on deep engagement with European allies, in both NATO and the EU.
U.S.-NATO relations are undergoing a period of major change, Dr. Gale Mattox and Ms. Elisabeth Braw told Pacific Council members.