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CFTNI Launches its “Unobstructed Views” Web Series
On January 28, 2021, the Center for the National Interest began a new video series entitled “Unobstructed Views” which will run on the organization’s YouTube channel. This series of short videos will feature prominent foreign policy experts (including several analysts affiliated with the Center) discussing current topics in international affairs. “Unobstructed Views” seeks to provideMORE
Facing the Realities of International Cyber Conflict
The massive Solar Winds cyber intrusion is the latest public eruption of an intensifying shadow conflict pitting the United States against Russian, Chinese and other international cyber warriors. Unlike traditional conflicts, these digital engagements straddle the line between war and espionage, and the motivations of the combatants are often more complicated than they appear onMORE
What Is America’s Purpose?
As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office, American foreign policy is at a crossroads. Biden has promised America’s allies in Europe and Asia that Washington will be “back” after the Trump era. But can he successfully fulfill his vow at a moment when Russia and China are becoming increasingly assertive? Has the world changedMORE
Views from Abroad: Anticipating US Foreign Policy under Biden
Much of the post-election talk in Washington foreign policy circles is focusing on the “return to normality” in America’s approach to the world. How is the world viewing that prospect? What do experts in China, Russia, Europe, and Israel expect from Biden, and how eager are U.S. partners and competitors for the return of conventionalityMORE
Time to Accept North Korea As a Nuclear Weapons State?
No matter who wins the U.S. Presidential election come November 3, North Korea will be a top national security priority thanks to its growing nuclear weapons capabilities and long-range missiles. For decades, the majority of North Korea experts, policymakers and politicians on both sides of the political spectrum have maintained that denuclearization is the bestMORE