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Mike Green sits down with @CSISKoreaChair  experts @VictorDCha  and @SueMiTerry  to discuss U.S. grand strategy on the Korean peninsula and a possible alliance decoupling of the U.S. and South Korea. Apple: Spotify:

Climate change is decreasing ocean productivity, threatening marine biodiversity, and causing species and ecosystems to shift poleward, writes @CSISOceans  experts.

Killing the leader of insurgent and terrorist groups—what is often referred to as a “decapitation strategy”—is generally only successful against tightly-centralized groups. Read the @CSIS_Threats  analysis:

The upcoming vote on "Protecting National Security Through FCC Programs." could help small telecom carriers remove Huawei tech from U.S. networks with the Universal Service Fund, argues @CyberCSIS  director Jim Lewis.

Developments in missile warfare, grey area operations, defense spending and other categories have significantly altered the military balance in the Gulf.

Stemming from a common frustration with ruling elites and political institutions, the world appears to be entering an age of leaderless revolution:

Net foreign direct investment to the developing world constituted 17% of the global investment share at $34.65 billion in 1990. By 2014, that share had tripled to 51% - $685.29 billion - of total investment inflows.

Could Denmark’s standout labor and employment system provide lessons for the United States?


Hong Kong protesters have demanded: 1. The withdrawal of the extradition bill 2. Cease referring to the protests as riots 3. Investigating police abuses 4. Release of all protesters 5. Universal suffrage for the Office of Chief Executive. Learn more:

Islamic extremist attacks in Europe increased 725% between 2007 and 2017. Read the @CSIS_Threats  report on European terrorism:

To respond to rising authoritarian threats, a broad bipartisan coalition of members of Congress should reaffirm the vitality of human rights for a values-based U.S. foreign policy:

Forced labor in Xinjiang has become an integral part of the Chinese government’s efforts to “reeducate” Muslim minorities:

Russia's Internet Research Agency spread disinformation in dozens of languages to weaken institutions around the world:

Venezuela has become an international hub for money laundering, corruption, narcotrafficking, illegal mining, and political interference from foreign and non-state actors:

Venezuela is not just a dictatorship but is also involved and complicit in mafia state criminal activity, including narcotrafficking.

Satellite imagery indicate North Korea is building a ballistic missile submarine and may be making preparations to test a submarine-launched missile: