In the rush of activity at the end of last year, in preparation for adjournment, the U.S. Congress approved and President Donald Trump signed legislation including provisions for American foreign economic policy, and energy policy in particular. The one that has got perhaps more attention was the Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of […]
In this article David Lazzam reflects on the Afghan peace talks. As the negotiations continue, optimism is belayed by concerns over the potential problems that might arise from the male-dominated negotiations.
Will the ceasefire succeed? Michele Di Leo analyzes why the chaos in Syria means that a long-term plan for peace will be difficult to create.
Juliette Bronchtein explores the security challenges emerging from NATO’s new European missile shield. These challenges come from both Russia and Iran as the allies attempt to balance competing security concerns and interests.
Washington has taken great strides in improving America’s biosecurity. Sandy Vingoe considers these changes and what it means for public health in the United States.
In the second part of this series Hinna Hatif examines the implications that led to the rise of Taliban in Kunduz city.