The negative economic effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are being felt around the world. Here in the United States, Americans face rising gas and food prices, with more trickle-down consequences on the way. The majority of Americans have been supportive of the Biden administration’s response to the Ukraine crisis. The latest Russian invasion has […]
We are excited to announce that you can now view our 41.2 issue, Conflict in the Fifth Domain, online at Project Muse. A variety of public and private sector experts contributed to this timely issue on cybersecurity, including discussions on national security strategies, and global governance of cyberspace, cybersecurity in foreign policy. This issue also […]
During the 2022 South Korean presidential campaign, President Yoon Suk-yeol and his party, People Power Party, have proclaimed “strategic clarity” in foreign policy. His direction shifts South Korea’s behavior toward China away from “strategic ambiguity,” which the conservatives refer to as the Moon administration’s placated attitude. Moon’s administration tried to take an impartial stance between […]
Introduction The 2021 National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence identified artificial intelligence (AI) as an inspiring technology, one that will be the most powerful tool for future generations towards benefiting humanity. It also recognized that AI-enhanced capabilities will serve as the tools of first resort in a new era of conflict and cooperation. Semiconductors, the […]
Introduction The European Union (EU) and the United States are usually seen as key players in democracy promotion around the world. Indeed, the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy engrains the principle of protecting and promoting democracy and human rights. However, in its external relations with Latin America, the EU has long lacked a strategic […]
Introduction On June 27, 2017, a red and black skull flashed across hundreds of PCs across the world. The malware, known as NotPetya, spread rapidly and indiscriminately, integrating tools of EternalBlue and Mimikatz in a virulent combination. The malware cost companies, like US-based Merck and Mondelez, millions of dollars. To recuperate some of the damages, […]
The United States has set its sights on the Arctic as an emerging region of importance for US national security. In the past two years alone, the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Army, Air Force, Navy, and Coast Guard have all updated their Arctic strategies. High-level Trump administration officials like former National Security […]
Since the Trump administration designated China a “strategic competitor,” Sri Lanka and Taiwan have increasingly become plausible geopolitical flashpoints in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. How could Taiwan and Sri Lanka dictate the post-coronavirus endgame for China and the United States?
Tying U.S. aid to individual recipient countries’ voting patterns in the UNGA … would ultimately deprive the United States of a great tool with which it has so uniquely built its greatness around the world and the world around it: foreign aid.
How can China’s ideas of development assistance to Africa be regarded within the context of a wider struggle among global powers? In contrast to the dominant public understanding that Chinese aid has “no strings attached,” authors Salvador Regilme and Henrik Hartmann from the University of Leiden show that US and Chinese governments’ aid strategies champion their own geostrategic national interests in the African continent.