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Diplomacy for New India

Urgent administrative reforms to generate greater efficiency and synergy hold the key to the construction of a New India that can fully tap into the nation's internal and external potential.

America's Trade Deficit With China Doesn't Matter

Bilateral trade balances alone aren't an accurate reflection of a country's economic strength.

Brussels and Delhi: Converging Interests in the Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean today is critical for the future of the EU and India.

Behind the Diplomatic Spat: A Stark Choice for Turkish Voters

The Turkish leadership and several EU governments are currently in the middle of a diplomatic spat of rare magnitude.

China and America Need a One-Korea Policy

Both the United States and China have to recognize the reality, if not the legitimacy, of each other's fears about North Korea and make concessions that indicate their good faith in eventually moving toward a Korean Peninsula that is united.

Judy Asks: Has the EU Forgotten Its Origins?

A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe's role in the world.

A Looming Nuclear Expansion

As the North Korean atomic crisis gathers momentum, the Trump administration is suggesting that the option of letting the East Asian allies acquire nuclear options is on the table.

A Blow to the Soul

The United States, much like other countries reeling from the current epidemic of ethno-nationalism that blames “the other” rather than rise to the real challenges of the times, is at a moment of reckoning.

What It'll Take to Forge Peace in Cyberspace

The international community has finally started a serious conversation about norms in cyberspace. But reaching a global consensus needs the world's attention.

China and America Need a One-Korea Policy

Both the United States and China have to recognize the reality, if not the legitimacy, of each other's fears about North Korea and make concessions that indicate their good faith in eventually moving toward a Korean Peninsula that is united and neutral.

Belarus, the EU's Neglected Eastern Neighbor

Protests across Belarus sparked by the country's deteriorating economic situation are being met with studied indifference from the EU.

Three Dimensions: Can North Korea be Contained?

In his first trip to Asia, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has had to contend with North Korea's recent provocations and heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Carnegie.ru asked three experts, one in South Korea, one in Russia, and one in the United States, to comment on the question: ...

EU and India Must Converge in Kabul

Despite common interests, shared objectives and similar initiatives, biased perceptions have persistently hindered dialogue and cooperation between India and the European Union in Afghanistan.

Azerbaijan's Lost Transparency

Azerbaijan's suspension from a coalition of energy-extracting countries will harm Baku's international brand and image as a reliable place to invest.

Toward A Nuclear Firewall: Bridging the NPT's Three Pillars

There is no clear, internationally accepted definition of what activities or technologies constitute a nuclear weapons program. This lack of definition encumbers nuclear energy cooperation and complicates peaceful resolution of proliferation disputes.

Buddhism: A New Frontier in the China-India Rivalry

Buddhism has become part of a broader soft power rivalry between China and India for greater influence in Asia.

The Closing of the European Mind-and How to Reopen It

Sixty years after its founding treaty was signed, the EU has lost much of its original appeal. The union needs a bold new narrative to put European integration back on track.

Global Civic Activism in Flux

Case studies from eight countries show how civic activism across the world is evolving and reveal crosscutting themes relevant to the future of civil society support.

Here's Why Closing the Foreign Policy Gender Gap Matters

If women continue to be underrepresented in foreign policy circles, governments risk missing important empirical insights that highlight the importance of gender in national security issues.

Don't Let the Two-State Solution Die

Amid indecision and confusion from U.S. President Donald Trump, the EU should recommit to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

The Mirage of the Deal: Trump's Grand Bargains with Russia and China

Trump needs to look beyond illusory bargains with Russia and China and instead develop clear-eyed frameworks to manage bilateral disagreements and make progress on common policy objectives based on U.S. national security interests.

Legislating Authoritarianism: Egypt's New Era of Repression

Egypt's new authoritarian regime is using undemocratic laws and conspiratorial and populist narratives to further entrench its repressive campaign.

The Heavy Civilian Toll in Sinai

Egypt's increasingly heavy-handed tactics in Sinai have led to a dramatic rise in civilian casualties that is turning more residents against the military. | عربي

Putin's Regime and the Ideological Market: A Difficult Balancing Game

The current Russian regime is not static in terms of ideology. It was able to activate intense nationalist sentiment during the Ukraine crisis and calm it down later, without undermining Putin's personal legitimacy and popular support.

New Directions for European Assistance in Turkey

Recent political developments in Turkey and the surrounding region pose challenges for practical aid cooperation between the EU and the Turkish government.

The Dutch Buck the Populist Trend

The Netherlands' pro-European prime minister has secured an important election victory, but not without pandering to the far Right.

If U.S. Government Stifles Knowledge on Environment, States May Be Able to Help

While recent actions in Washington cast doubt on the reliability of federal data, states stand to gain if they collect the data necessary to solve pressing problems, such as climate change.

The Real Problem With a Nuclear Ban Treaty

A world without nuclear weapons would be, in the long term, a better world than today's. But, with treaty negotiations about to start at the UN, it is time to be blunt about the practical implications of a ban, as opposed to its principled ambitions.

Together, Globalists and Localists Can Save the Environment

The Trump administration, as well as the private sector, should embrace strategies for jointly tackling local air quality and global climate change where there are many goals which naturally align.

Modi's Victory and the BJP's Future

In an outcome that shocked analysts, an alliance led by India's BJP Prime Minister Narendra Modi won 325 out of the 403 seats on offer in the state assembly election in Uttar Pradesh.

Can Trump Stop Kim Jong Un?

North Korea has nuclear weapons, something that won't change anytime soon. As bad as this is, recognizing that status in a way that paves the road for South Korea to follow suit would be even worse.

Can Tillerson Crack North Korea?

Washington must present a credible threat to Pyongyang, while leaving the door open to talks.

Need to Know: The Case for Oil Transparency in California

By simply knowing more about its oil, California has an opportunity to further transform a critical sector that must rapidly respond to the realities of a warming world.

Drilling Down on Oil: The Case of California's Complex Midway Sunset Field

Given the state's future oil prospects along with large volumes currently being produced, refined, and sold, it is incumbent that elected officials and the public better understand California's oils.

Judy Asks: Is Turkey Challenging Europe's Freedom of Speech?

A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe's role in the world.

Nonstate Actors in the Broader Southern Mediterranean

From peaceful political and social grassroots movements to violent extremists, nonstate actors can put pressure on flawed states by demanding accountability, justice, revolutionary change, or power.

Non-State Actors in the Broader Southern Mediterranean

From peaceful political and social grassroots movements to violent extremists, non-state actors can put pressure on flawed states by demanding accountability, justice, revolutionary change, or power.

Ukraine Takes Russia to Court

A pending court case between Ukraine and Russia is a political act by Kyiv to raise its international profile-and is more important than many might think.

Merkel Goes to Washington

When she meets the U.S. president, the German chancellor will have the awesome task of defending Germany, Europe, and the Western liberal order.

The New NATO-Russia Military Balance: Implications for European Security

NATO needs to strengthen its defenses while taking measured steps to contain an escalating adversarial relationship with Russia.

Atomic Inducements: The Case for “Buying Out” Nuclear Latency

New tailored incentive packages may be needed to dissuade the development of sensitive nuclear technology by allies and partners of the United States.

Banning Nuclear Testing: Lessons From the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Testing Site

The story of Semipalatinsk nuclear test site demonstrates the tremendous economic, political, human, and environmental costs of nuclear testing and the perils associated with nuclear-weapon programs.

Merkel Goes to Washington

When she meets the U.S. president on March 14, the German chancellor will have the awesome task of defending Germany, Europe, and the Western liberal order.

Prognosticating Proliferation in Asia

With the July 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action diminishing the near-term prospect of an Iranian nuclear bomb, most proliferation prognosticators would likely pick South Korea, Japan, or perhaps Taiwan as the next place that could opt to develop nuclear weapons.

Civilian Drones and India's Regulatory Response

Unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as UAVs or drones, have decentralized airspace access, allowing agriculturists, construction workers, and other civilian users to integrate aerial monitoring into their daily work.

Jats in Wonderlessland

The crisis of the dominant castes is more moral than social.

2017, the Year Chairman Xi Will Come Into His Own

After five years of consolidating power, Xi Jinping will emerge stronger than ever before. For this year at least, Xi will play the role of global leader, and the world will be better for it.

An EU Nuclear Deterrent Won't Serve Western Interests

Talk of a European nuclear deterrent might be welcome in Washington, but such a scheme would do very little to help Europe tackle the biggest challenges it faces.

2017, the Year Chairman Chairman Xi Will Come Into His Own

After five years of consolidating power, Xi Jinping will emerge stronger than ever before. For this year at least, Xi will play the role of global leader, and the world will be better for it.

2017, The Year Chairman Chairman Xi Will Come Into His Own

After five years of consolidating power, Xi Jinping will emerge stronger than ever before. For this year at least, Xi will play the role of global leader, and the world will be better for it.