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Analysis and Commentary

Hurricane Ida Isn’t The Whole Story On Climate

by Bjorn Lomborgvia The Wall Street Journal
Friday, September 3, 2021

[Subscription Required] The number of landfall hurricanes isn’t rising and the world is getting better at mitigating their destruction.


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Pacific Century: Around The Horn With Ken Juster

interview with Ken Juster, Michael R. Auslin, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Thursday, September 2, 2021

The latest on US-India relations with the US Ambassador.

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Climate Change And Conflict

by Peter R. Mansoorvia Military History in the News
Monday, August 30, 2021

On August 9, the UN-appointed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a sobering report on the warming of the Earth’s atmosphere, noting that substantial effects of a 1.1-degree Celsius rise in global temperature since the 19th century are already apparent—as anyone suffering through floods in Europe, wildfires in California, record-breaking heat, or increasing numbers of extreme weather events could probably attest.

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The Problem With Nordhaus

by David R. Hendersonvia Defining Ideas
Friday, August 27, 2021

Economist’s insistence on a global carbon tax ignores other approaches to handling climate change.

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The Libertarian Podcast: Afghanistan And The Death Of Pax Americana

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, August 26, 2021

The withdrawal from Afghanistan is going poorly. Was there a better way?

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The Long War And U.S. Policy In South Asia And The Middle East

via Fellow Talks
Thursday, August 26, 2021

In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and General John Abizaid discuss the evolution of the Long War against jihadist terrorist organizations, what is at stake across the greater Middle East, and what we might learn from our experience since 9-11.

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: America After The Trump Presidency

interview with Victor Davis Hanson, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Trump’s presence in the political landscape and the prospects of “Trumpism” beliefs moving forward.

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The Return Of The Islamic Emirate Of Afghanistan: A Conversation With Asfandyar Mir

interview with Asfandyar Mir, Cole Bunzelvia The Caravan Notebook
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Asfandyar Mir joins the podcast to discuss the crisis in Afghanistan, the political dynamics of the Taliban, and the threat of al-Qaida and the Islamic State.


A World Of Heat And Headwinds

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Tuesday, August 24, 2021

The outlook for the global economy has gone from hopeful to bleak in the space of just a few months, owing to the rise of the Delta variant, climate-driven disasters, and previously underappreciated supply-chain disruptions. In fact, it is now hard not to conclude that future growth and development are in peril.

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Pacific Century: Show Us The Money

interview with Vinnie Aggarwal, Michael R. Auslin, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Monday, August 23, 2021

Vinnie Aggarwal explains the Asian political economy.


Research Teams

The Task Force on Energy Policy addresses energy policy in the United States and its effects on our domestic and international political priorities, particularly our national security.

The Arctic Security Initiative addresses the strategic and security implications of increased Arctic activity and identifies opportunities for shaping a safe, secure, and prosperous Arctic.