Publications

  • Water Crises, Security and Climate Change

    The Center for the National Interest is pleased to announce the release of Water Crises, Security and Climate Change, edited by Geoffrey Kemp, Senior Director of Regional Security Programs at the Center for the National Interest, and Luke Hagberg, former Program Assistant at The Center for the National Interest, with assistance from Adam Lammon, Program Assistant

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  • American Policy and Changing Alignments in the Middle East

    The Center for the National Interest is pleased to announce the release of American Policy and Changing Alignments in the Middle East, by Geoffrey Kemp, Senior Director of Regional Security Programs at the Center for the National Interest, John Allen Gay, Executive Director of the John Quincy Adams Society, and Adam Lammon, Program Assistant at the

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  • The North Korea threat will only get worse. Here’s what Trump must do now.

    Harry Kazianis, Director of Defense Studies | “The North Korea threat will only get worse. Here’s what Trump must do now.” The First Korean War—largely forgotten by the American public and the planet—tragically took the lives of 2.5 million people. A potential Second Korean War, with both sides armed with nuclear weapons, could turn cities like Seoul,

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  • Report: Extended Deterrence in a Changing Asia

    The Center for the National Interest is pleased to announce the release of Extended Deterrence in a Changing Asia: A U.S.-Japan-South Korea Dialogue, by Paul J. Saunders, Executive Director at the Center for the National Interest. A digital version of the full report may be found here.

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  • Why the sudden collapse of North Korea would be hell on Earth

    Harry Kazianis, Director of Defense Studies | “Why the sudden collapse of North Korea would be hell on Earth” There is no nation on the planet more dangerous than North Korea — and that’s putting it charitably. The leader of the so-called “hermit kingdom,” Kim Jong Un, is the master of his own personal hell six

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