Sarah Chayes emphasized that it is of the utmost importance to understand the complex nature of the Afghan people, as well as the infrastructural realities on the ground.
At a lunch debate co-hosted with the NATO Public Diplomacy Division, Jamie Shea and Ashley J. Tellis discussed new, emerging security risks and provided an outlook on how and if NATO should respond.
Italy's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Franco Frattini, outlined the priorities of the G8 under the Italian Presidency, arguing that there is a need for a review of international structures.
Alexey Malashenko and Johannes Regenbrecht gave a comparative assessment of the European and Russian strategies in Central Asia.
The recent crisis in Gaza, upcoming Israeli elections, and Iraq’s provincial elections are reshaping the political landscape in the Middle East and providing new opportunities for Europe and the United States to play a constructive role.
An analysis of Saudi Arabia's successful soft counter-terrorism strategy to de-radicalize extremists.
Robert Kagan led a public discussion on the future of the transatlantic relationship under an Obama administration and its capability to address global challenges.
The emergence of non-democratic powers and tensions in the Atlantic Alliance over disagreements on global issues raise doubts about the ability of 'the West' to lead the international political system.
At a roundtable in Paris, experts discussed the future of strategy in Afghanistan, asking whether security or development should be prioritised first.
Preventing an Indian-Pakistani war, investigating the LeT, and Indian law and order in the aftermath of the Mumbai attacks, with Ashley J. Tellis.