US-UK Deal Should Not Prevent Trade Negotiations with China

Considering the high probability of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal, the British government needs to line up potential trade agreements. Given shared transatlantic values and the importance of closer US-UK economic ties,... more

NATO Partnership for Peace

As the preeminent institution for maintaining European security, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) must address the growing sphere of Russian influence in non-NATO member states. Under the guidance of Vladimir Putin, Russia is using a... more

Look Toward Norms, Not Treaties, to Regulate Digital Weapons

Traditional Arms Control Will Not Work There is a temptation to limit the spread of digital weapons through arms control agreements akin to the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks and Strategic Arms Reduction Treaties that slowed nuclear proliferation.... more

Building a North American Technology Trust

In a process rife with uncertainty and at times high with tension, the United States, Canada, and Mexico managed to reach terms for a broad new trade arrangement to replace NAFTA. 1 There are inherent difficulties in reaching a free trade agreement... more
GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a rally in Newtown, Bucks County, PA, Friday, October 21, 2016.

Trade War for Who?

Since 2016, we’ve seen a wave of populist declarations of dissatisfaction with the global trading system. Britons chose to exit from the EU in June of 2016. A few months later, Americans elected President Trump in the hopes that his expertise in... more

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