Emerging Global Challenges

Emerging Global Challenges

Challenges posed by climate change, rising political movements, and transnational threats have far reaching implications on global security. Stimson works to analyze and address the risks posed by these emerging global challenges.

 

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Current Research

October 17, 2018 | EXPERT: Bessma Momani

After nearly two weeks of unending attention on the disappearance and now confirmed death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the powers have finally agreed upon a narrative that can satisfy all interested parties’ state interests. Make no mistake, the now-agreed-upon story of Mr. READ MORE

October 14, 2018 | EXPERT: Logan Pauley

With reports claiming that Bashar al-Assad’s regime has recaptured more than 90 per cent of Syria and the announcement of a joint Russia-Turkey demilitarisation zone in Idlib – ostensibly neutralising the conflict’s final frontier – it appears as though the war may formally soon end. READ MORE

October 5, 2018 | EXPERT: Logan Pauley

Recent developments concerning Pakistani involvement in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) highlight the growing unease many Pakistanis have with the project’s potential effects on their economy. READ MORE

October 3, 2018 | EXPERT: Logan Pauley

In recent weeks China has offered indications of a future role in Syria, comprising not only infrastructure investment and trade as the conflict appears to wind down, but also a novel desire to increase cooperation on the counter-terrorism front. READ MORE

September 4, 2018 | EXPERT: Logan Pauley

On the heels of recent resumption of vehemently negative press surrounding Confucius Institutes (CIs), non-profit educational programs affiliated with the People’s Republic of China, President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act earlier this month, which includes a provision that READ MORE

August 27, 2018 | EXPERT: Yun Sun

August 20, 2018 | EXPERT: Logan Pauley

On August 1, Al-Watan, a pro-Assad regime newspaper, ran a story that described a dialogue held with Chinese Ambassador to Syria Qi Qianjin and China’s military attaché, Wong Roy Chang. READ MORE

August 13, 2018 | EXPERT: Logan Pauley

For 60 years, successive Chinese governments have stood doggedly by an official policy of “nonintervention” in the internal affairs of other states. READ MORE

July 19, 2018 | EXPERT: Logan Pauley

Editor note: This piece is based on remarks by Shih-Chung Liu, Vice Chair, Taiwan External Trade Development Council. To view the event page and video, click here. READ MORE

June 7, 2018 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

Drones have become a mainstay of U.S. counterterrorism operations and national security policy writ large. READ MORE

December 11, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

Quote of the week: “The easiest thing of all is to deceive oneself; for we believe whatever we believe.” — Demosthenes READ MORE

January 17, 2017 | EXPERT: Robert J. Berg

Editor’s note: This analysis is part of 2017 Presidential Inbox — an ongoing Stimson Center series examining the major global challenges and opportunities the Trump administration faces during its first 100 days in office.  READ MORE

January 4, 2017 | EXPERT: Ellen Laipson

By Ellen Laipson READ MORE

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