Engagement ReframedJun 16, 2022
Engagement Reframed #8: How to avoid anarchy in space
By Robert A. Manning
There is a dangerous deficit of governance with regard to human activities in our space, which presents an opportunity for mutually beneficial cooperation among rivals.
Engagement ReframedJun 9, 2022
Engagement Reframed #7: Defending democracy and countering China requires US and Western support for a beleaguered developing world
By Mathew Burrows
The war in Ukraine has become a turning point for developing countries, many of whom could give up the gains made in economic growth and reduction in poverty over the past three decades.
Engagement ReframedMay 12, 2022
Engagement Reframed #6: US Arctic policy should prioritize environmental protection
By Alec Evans
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine warrants a robust response from the West, but the United States and its allies cannot jeopardize the Arctic climate by refusing to work with all relevant parties, including those in Moscow.
Engagement ReframedMar 8, 2022
Engagement Reframed #4: Securing America’s demographic and economic future
By Mathew Burrows
What is the opportunity? Throughout US history, many American entrepreneurial heroes have been immigrants or the children of immigrants—from Alexander Graham Bell and Andrew Carnegie, both born in Scotland, to Intel’s Andy Grove and Google’s Sergey Brin, originally from Hungary and Russia, respectively. Indian immigrants comprise only about 1 percent of the US population but […]
Engagement ReframedFeb 14, 2022
Engagement Reframed #3: Appoint a European SACEUR
By Kelly A. Grieco
What is the opportunity? President Joe Biden vowed to make revitalizing America’s alliances, especially NATO, a cornerstone of his foreign policy. “America is back. The transatlantic alliance is back,” he told the Munich Security Conference in February 2021, just one month after taking office. Seeking to undo the damage from four years of his predecessor’s […]
Engagement ReframedFeb 9, 2022
Engagement Reframed #2: Seize the opportunity to rethink European security
By Emma Ashford
What is the opportunity? The ongoing crisis over Ukraine poses an extraordinary challenge for US and NATO policymakers. In recent months, Russia has positioned increasing numbers of military personnel, heavy weapons, and materiel along the Russian border with Ukraine, as well as near the Ukrainian-Belorussian border. Thus far, the Russian approach suggests that the Kremlin […]
Engagement ReframedJan 26, 2022
Engagement Reframed: Introduction
By Robert A. Manning, Christopher Preble
The Biden administration has been slow to distribute surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses to countries in need or to facilitate foreign manufacturing of vaccines, squandering a diplomatic opportunity and potentially endangering US security.