“Setting aside rising concerns about the dire state of liberal politics across the world, this appears to be good news for democracy.”

In the latest for Carnegie’s Rising Democracies Network, Sook Jong Lee explores what the impeachment of South Korea’s Park Geun-hye means for changes to South Korean’s political system: [ Ceip.org Link ]

A Democratic Breakthrough in South Korea?

In the latest Carnegie podcast, Andrew S. Weiss and Eugene Rumer, share their thoughts on how to manage the U.S.-Russia relationship: [ Ceip.org Link ]

Weiss and Rumer on the U.S.-Russia Relationship

Exploring potential avenues to peace and stable governance in Syria requires carefully identifying the interrelated nature of various actors’ security concerns in the Jazira. Read a new paper from Kheder Khaddour for Carnegie Middle East: [ Ceip.org Link ]

How Regional Security Concerns Uniquely Constrain Governance in Northeastern Syria

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. Check out the latest from our Civic Activism Network: [ Ceip.org Link ]

Global Civic Activism in Flux

Buddhism has become part of a broader soft power rivalry between China and India for greater influence in Asia. Jayadeva Ranade takes a look for Carnegie India: [ Ceip.org Link ]

Buddhism: A New Frontier in the China-India Rivalry

Two different approaches for pursuing the nuclear disarmament goal enshrined in article VI of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty are currently being advanced. Watch the final discussion from the 2017 International Nuclear Policy Conference live.
Toby Dalton and George Perkovich preview the final plenary of the International Nuclear Policy Conference.
Toby James and James Acton, co-directors of the Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program, discuss the second day of the 2017 Carnegie International Policy Conference and what to expect.
Day Two of the International Nuclear Policy Conference kicks off with a keynote from Christopher Ford, the senior director for weapons of mass destruction and c'ounterproliferation on the National Security Council staff.
The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action—aka the Iran Nuclear Deal—represented the most consequential development in nuclear diplomacy in decades. While its implementation has proceeded smoothly to date, its future is uncertain. Join us live for a discussion of international perspectives of the Iran Deal with Yousef Al Otaiba, Yukiya Amano, Baroness Catherine Ashton, and Eli Levite.
Eli Levite joins James Acton to discuss this afternoon's session on the international perspectives of the Iran Deal live from the 2017 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine delivers remarks from Carnegie's International Nuclear Policy Conference.
We're live from the 2017 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference! Watch as Carnegie President Bill Burns and Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program's Toby Dalton and James Acton kick off the program. EU High Representative Federica Mogherini will deliver an opening keynote, followed by a conversation with The German Marshall Fund of the United States' Karen Donfried: [ Youtube.com Link ]

Opening Keynote with High Representative Federica Mogherini

Opening Keynote with High Representative Federica Mogherini

Toby Dalton and James Acton, co-directors of the Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program, preview today's events at the 2017 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference. Learn more and watch all of today's streams here: [ Ceip.org Link ]
“The BJP, in extremely short order, has remade itself in the image of Modi.”

Milan Vaishnav takes stock of the recent state elections in India: [ Ceip.org Link ]

Modi’s Victory and the BJP’s Future

“While there are some areas of common concern, many conflicting interests and opposing views also exist. No grand bargain can fundamentally alter this reality.”

Carnegie-Tsinghua Center’s Paul Haenle examines how Trump should address the U.S.'s approach to Russia and China: [ Ceip.org Link ]

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

“The government’s primary strategy is to institute wide-scale repression through lawmaking and justify its behavior through conspiratorial and populist narratives.”

Amr Hamzawy looks at the tactics used by Egypt’s new authoritarian regime: [ Ceip.org Link ]

Legislating Authoritarianism: Egypt’s New Era of Repression

“Maybe Britain’s decision to leave the EU and the election of U.S. President Donald Trump are beginning to move Europeans out of their comfort zone and a kind of indifference that populists have been able to exploit.”

Judy Dempsey discusses the Dutch election result for Carnegie Europe: [ Ceip.org Link ]

The Dutch Buck the Populist Trend

“Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Asia this week on his first major trip abroad—and he’s walking into the most acute nuclear threat America and its allies face: North Korea”

Toby Dalton and Jon Wolfstahl explore why Kim Jong Un and a nuclear North Korea present unique challenges for the Trump administration: [ Ceip.org Link ]

Can Trump Stop Kim Jong Un?

Decentralization reforms in Ukraine have begun to deliver results, but the government in Kyiv needs to find creative ways to ensure successful completion of the process. Read the latest piece for our Reforming Ukraine project from Balázs Jarábik and Yulia Yesmukhanova: [ Ceip.org Link ]

Ukraine’s Slow Struggle for Decentralization