United States


    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    A Roundtable Discussion on Obama's Foreign Policy Objectives

    As his term continues, President Obama is finding himself increasingly aligned with Bush's foreign policy at the end of 2008.

    • Op-Ed

    Assassination Season Is Open

    • Mark Medish, Joel McCleary
    • April 14, 2010
    • The International Herald Tribune

    State-sponsored assassination is on the rise worldwide. Aside from questions of moral justification and legality, political assassination also brings to the fore practical policy considerations, not least the law of unintended consequences.

    • Report

    Afghanistan: Searching for Political Agreement

    A less costly and more effective way for the international coalition to overcome the impasse in Afghanistan is a negotiated agreement with the Taliban, which could pave the way for a unity government.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    How Do Terrorists Get a Hold of Nuclear Material?

    • Mark Hibbs
    • April 11, 2010
    • NPR's All Things Considered

    Nuclear smugglers acquire nuclear material and technology piece by piece through clandestine networks. They are potentially very dangerous people who are aggressive in looking for innovative ways to illegally transfer nuclear material and dual-use items.

    • Op-Ed

    What China's Currency Shift Could Mean

    Chinese production continues to rise faster than domestic consumption, and even if China allows the renminbi to appreciate against the dollar, a rising trade surplus could lead to another increase in tensions.

    • Q&A

    Nuclear Weapons and National Security—A New Strategy

    The Obama administration's Nuclear Posture Review reflects modern reality and gives momentum to President Obama's long-term goal of living in a world without nuclear weapons.

    • Q&A

    The New START—A View from Washington

    The new START agreement that President Obama and President Medvedev will sign in Prague on April 8 provides concrete and tangible progress in bilateral relations and addresses the biggest existential threat the United States faces—Russia’s nuclear arsenal.

    • Q&A

    The New START—A View from Moscow

    When President Medvedev and President Obama sign the new START agreement in Prague on April 8, they should emphasize their common interest in nuclear disarmament and make the ratification process another step in the positive resetting of relations.

    • Policy Outlook

    The Obama Nuclear Agenda One Year After Prague

    President Obama should assess whether any other leaders of major countries are seriously prepared to pursue a nuclear-weapon-free world. If some are, he should invite them to join him in detailing a ten-year action plan to minimize the dangers posed by fissile materials and maximize the potential of peaceful nuclear energy.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    Foreign Policy in Context: The Latest on Israel, Iran, and China

    In spite of discussions highlighting the intense partisanship of U.S. politics, there is a strong bipartisan consensus on the key issues of U.S. foreign policy, including Afghanistan, Iraq, and Iran.

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    Cornelius Adebahr
    Nonresident Fellow
    Carnegie Europe
    Adebahr is a nonresident fellow at Carnegie Europe. His research focuses on European foreign policy.
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    Judy Dempsey
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Carnegie Europe
    Editor in chief
    Strategic Europe
    Dempsey is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of Strategic Europe.
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    Peter Kellner
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe
    Kellner is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on Brexit, populism, and electoral democracy.
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    Tomáš Valášek
    Carnegie Europe
    Valášek is the director of Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on security and defense, transatlantic relations, and Europe’s Eastern neighborhood.

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