Elections 2020Oct 30, 2020
Five big questions as America votes: Europe
By Future Europe Initiative
For the past seven decades, Europe has been the United States’ political, economic, and security partner of first resort. Now, as the transatlantic relationship is challenged by internal and external forces, the EU and the United States find themselves at a crossroads in the relationship.
New AtlanticistOct 29, 2020
Five big questions as America votes: China
By Asia Security Initiative
As China adopts a more assertive diplomatic, economic, and military footing in the Indo-Pacific and beyond, the United States has been accelerating efforts to coordinate a global response to China’s rise.
Elections 2020Oct 28, 2020
Five big questions as America votes: Latin America
By Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center
Given its proximity to the United States, an economically vibrant and healthy Latin America is in the interest of the next US administration. Now, more than ever, it is important for the United States to lean in on Latin America as a strategic partner and continue growing its existing economic, social, and political ties for mutual benefit.
Elections 2020Oct 26, 2020
Five big questions as America votes: Eurasia
By Eurasia Center
Easy answers to the Eurasia region have long eluded both a Trump administration and Vice President Biden when he served in the Obama administration—will an electoral victory now give the next US president the momentum needed to manage these foreign policy challenges?
Elections 2020Oct 15, 2020
Five big questions as America votes: NATO
By Transatlantic Security Initiative
Although US leadership will continue to be the driving force behind NATO’s strategy, direction, and solidarity going forward, the extent of the United States’ commitment to the Alliance and its future role is still being called into question.
Elections 2020Oct 6, 2020
Five big questions as America votes: The geopolitical impacts of technology
By GeoTech Center
Rapid developments in technology impact social, political, and economic issues both locally and globally. As the US presidential election nears, it is critical for Americans to consider the ways technology can both provide solutions and create challenges in the future.
Elections 2020Sep 29, 2020
Five big questions as America votes: Middle East
By Middle East Programs
In every US presidential election since the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Middle East and North Africa has been a top foreign policy issue. The 2020 presidential election is no different.
Elections 2020Sep 24, 2020
Five big questions as America votes: Cybersecurity
By Cyber Statecraft Initiative
With the next US presidential election looming, the next administration will face no shortage of substantive cyber policy issues. US adversaries such as China and Russia continue to undermine and fracture the free and open internet, while the technology ecosystem has been altered by the rapid adoption of cloud computing, placing immense power and responsibility in the hands of few technology giants, such as Amazon and Microsoft.
Elections 2020Sep 22, 2020
Five big questions as America votes: Disinformation
Whether the mis- or disinformation is foreign or domestic in origin, an information environment rife with confusing, polarizing, and often false narratives can only serve to further divide an already tense nation.
Elections 2020Sep 17, 2020
Five big questions as America votes: Energy
By Global Energy Center
As the US presidential election looms, the oil and gas industry has suffered from demand shocks during the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change is increasingly in the list of top concerns of US citizens, and there is little overlap between the likely policies of the two presidential candidates.