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China’s rulers believe that the past four years have shown that the United States is in rapid decline, causing Wash… https://t.co/M7K7Mh0Vat“The Iranian leadership—much more confident and less divided than in 2015—no longer holds its breath for a major sa… https://t.co/NbBn10V0YoAs the world grapples with the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials must be careful not to con… https://t.co/HZRa4yGige.@scrawnya argues that agreeing to a noninterference pact with Russia is worth a try—not because the U.S. can hope… https://t.co/1QuVwX36dX“Privileging the military’s perceptions of threat over those of diplomats makes war all but inevitable. Without str… https://t.co/vLeIiEJzs6If U.S. diplomats observed the same troubling signs that are currently on display in the United States in any other… https://t.co/Axifn3uLSsTrump withdrew from the Iran nuclear agreement in May 2018 with the express purpose of pressuring Iran into negotia… https://t.co/sNiEo3hDNAPaul Starr discusses Shoshana Zuboff’s book “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism,” on technology firms’ creation of… https://t.co/kh0wyvBzHlRussia began suggesting a cybersecurity cooperation deal or a noninterference pact in 2017—around the time that the… https://t.co/lENb9lCGbq
10/21
2020
What role should great-power competition play in U.S. foreign policy? We asked dozens of policymakers and scholars.… https://t.co/iSQPM8DCB5“Extending New START would demonstrate that the world’s powers are capable of working together to reduce shared thr… https://t.co/W1GfWmd9L1Joe Biden has said that if elected, he would return to the Iran nuclear deal. Meanwhile, Trump has expressed confid… https://t.co/4S4vPJ4JIT“Perpetual intrusions and cyberattacks suggest that in the battle between hackers and governments, democratic gover… https://t.co/zYeg45rghZJoin Foreign Affairs on October 28 for a virtual graduate school fair! Chat with admissions officers from top progr… https://t.co/pgyVI7IPrF“The current imbalance in civil-military relations has led to a foreign policy that has heightened international te… https://t.co/WPn2aALcIp“As stunning as it is that Americans can no longer count on their leader to respect the Constitution and the will o… https://t.co/PTefCfvfmZIn terms of resilience to threats ranging from cyberattacks to COVID-19, this fall’s election may be the most secur… https://t.co/hriqssZY2vA political noninterference pact is unlikely to change Russia’s behavior, @scrawnya writes—but it’s still worthwhil… https://t.co/7AZsvuCTJQJapan has charted its own path in managing great-power competition in the past few years, @solis_msolis writes. Can… https://t.co/GumZeI11OE“The Iranian leadership—much more confident and less divided than in 2015—no longer holds its breath for a major sa… https://t.co/WzzDZYvAXnAnatoly Antonov and @Gottemoeller, who helped craft New START ten years ago, make the case for renewing the treaty—… https://t.co/ObKacL2wEF“The more power major technology platforms exercise over politics and society, the more opposition they will provok… https://t.co/CSqchX2zcGWhat is at stake in the 2020 election is the durability of U.S. democracy itself, @ReubenBrigety writes. U.S. citiz… https://t.co/g1BaDkdGTH.@scrawnya argues that agreeing to a noninterference pact with Russia is worth a try—not because the United States… https://t.co/ATeWwC2WNXPerceptive piece by Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar: No Matter Who Is U.S. President, #Iran Will Drive a Harder Bargain… https://t.co/vmtkJEqxeZ
Retweeted by Foreign Affairs“Privileging the military’s perceptions of threat over those of diplomats makes war all but inevitable. Without str… https://t.co/GhI4c8z818Many expect a new round of shuttle diplomacy between Tehran and Washington to follow the U.S. presidential election… https://t.co/nMHB1cXaXFTarek Ghani and @Rob_Malley discuss the links between climate change and violence—and what governments can do to pr… https://t.co/KwwCdxBgON“Chinese elites describe the COVID-19 pandemic as proof that the United States will lash out at China as it plunges… https://t.co/3s8eiuMh8CAs the world grapples with the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials must be careful not to con… https://t.co/zH5frZfRE6Recent years have sobered Germany’s relationship with the United States. The realization that Berlin cannot rely on… https://t.co/GVRq8AgeEIIf democratic governments fail to better protect the public against cyberattacks, the balance of power in cyberspac… https://t.co/P9ei9ATn7QIf U.S. diplomats observed the same troubling signs that are currently on display in the United States in any other… https://t.co/MjUCmp9YoJPolicy planning and the guidance of strategic defense initiatives—historically the purview of senior civil servants… https://t.co/JMttEi9jb1“Over time, Americans began to view the school as more of a means toward personal economic advancement than as an i… https://t.co/rXRLJeHEtLChina’s conviction that the U.S. is a diminishing and hostile power has emboldened its leaders to pursue long-stand… https://t.co/48RWhisOye“Most of the problems that Trump inherited have gotten worse; to the extent that he has simply ignored many of them… https://t.co/m7cSbGaqMzPrivate companies both build the architecture of the digital world and largely govern its flows of data. Democratic… https://t.co/5n03gGhOZwThe advice U.S. diplomats routinely dispense to fragile democracies abroad now urgently applies at home, argues… https://t.co/EjxXVTB5mo“Military operational preferences privilege offensive action—civilian officials are best positioned to articulate t… https://t.co/FhmeI2ulBaWhat should governments do to address the links between climate change and violent conflict? https://t.co/bguX8VR0pzShould great-power competition be the organizing principle of U.S. foreign policy? Read the debate. https://t.co/KUQ7twZ5ySWhat will happen if Trump’s foreign policy persists for another four years? https://t.co/BTY2A1OEPyFew mainstream politicians in Germany expect the country’s troubled relationship with the U.S. to improve under the… https://t.co/FxxELpwHJoRead @CarrieALee1 on the danger of the Trump administration’s elevation of military preferences over civilian exper… https://t.co/pIuiInyWW6“Tackling climate change is a necessary but inescapably longer-term endeavor. Conflict prevention must happen now.” https://t.co/x2Smlix2y9On the eve of the 2020 presidential election, the U.S. arguably faces the greatest risk of civil unrest and violent… https://t.co/IoZPz8hd7G
10/20
2020
How can policymakers better employ scenario planning and probabilistic forecasting as they try to prepare the Unite… https://t.co/SEKNYPHgGa“Pandemic mitigation efforts are dismantling the most complicated piece of machinery in history, the modern market… https://t.co/udUcFrWMA6Join Foreign Affairs for our fall graduate school fair! Explore graduate opportunities and chat with admissions off… https://t.co/d69A5m9vnVThe Trump administration has systematically eroded the norms that support the constitutional principle of civilian… https://t.co/9iisl8OkLAChina’s rulers believe that the past four years have shown that the United States is in rapid decline, causing Wash… https://t.co/1RAy8szJx3In terms of resilience to threats ranging from cyberattacks to COVID-19, this fall’s election may be the most secur… https://t.co/SD8z9DLbutHow do policymakers in Germany see the outcome of the U.S. presidential election? https://t.co/B2iRcGtDhfPrivate companies both build the architecture of the digital world and largely govern its flows of data. Democratic… https://t.co/YNQjRFCmFuThe advice U.S. diplomats routinely dispense to fragile democracies abroad now urgently applies at home,… https://t.co/MN4vMZiEGR“Military operational preferences privilege offensive action—civilian officials are best positioned to articulate t… https://t.co/7dgazlI2BOShould great-power competition be the central organizing principle of U.S. foreign policy? Read the debate. https://t.co/Dgy31I1KrdEconomic crisis has reached all corners of the globe, but its effects are not felt equally among different countrie… https://t.co/usUabiLlM9How should governments address the links between climate change and violent conflict? https://t.co/kmEaxkBPiuIn this moment of crisis for American democracy, the United States must heed the advice about democratic norms and… https://t.co/I65psi0bA8U.S. diplomacy falsely assumes that Africa comprises traditional nation-states whose governments control their terr… https://t.co/dbGL23cqMEAuthoritarianism abroad may have bedeviled the United States in many ways, but it allowed educators to place though… https://t.co/KeGdHQWdUiIn foreign policy, privileging military preferences over civilian ones raises the risk of war, @CarrieALee1 argues.… https://t.co/ytlivfrWNcMy latest piece in @ForeignAffairs https://t.co/zQj4ZRUN1y
Retweeted by Foreign AffairsThe United States can craft a strategy that much more effectively deters China’s most problematic behavior. To do s… https://t.co/YCATkMxf8EElection officials have gone to great lengths to make U.S. elections more resilient, @LarryNorden and @derektislerhttps://t.co/emeGzT3ZFTHarmful actors, private companies, and authoritarian regimes currently hold the upper hand in the battle for cybers… https://t.co/vyvPzGrEyBWhat are the consequences of eroding civilian control under Trump? In @ForeignAffairs this morning, I argue that th… https://t.co/bZI9XzzWVX
Retweeted by Foreign AffairsWhat will happen if Trump’s brand of foreign policy persists for another four years? https://t.co/TxtY8YnFNsFew mainstream politicians in Germany expect the country’s troubled relationship with the United States to improve… https://t.co/bEqepVV8XE“When it comes to anticipating the future, the U.S. gets the worst of both worlds. It spends untold sums of money p… https://t.co/U95U83ac0yToday, Japan’s leaders are facing a number of tests at home and abroad. But Tokyo has weathered destabilizing chang… https://t.co/Q7kOqb3xmTIn terms of resilience to threats ranging from cyberattacks to COVID-19, this fall’s election may be the most secur… https://t.co/C6OEVqR5HjMost cyberattacks consist of a series of steady punches, not one major blow. Instead of fixating on dramatic events… https://t.co/VAueiDIS07“Washington must endeavor to upend Chinese leaders’ assumption that the United States is inexorably declining.” https://t.co/wleGrMBiPM“Japan does not aspire to superpower status, and its limitations are well known: demographic decline, a deflationar… https://t.co/wlJfEvOUIeU.S. prosperity, security, and power all depend on policymakers’ ability to envision long-term futures, anticipate… https://t.co/ATvfrz1PZhIf the disruption of U.S. foreign policy continues or accelerates, which there is every reason to believe it will i… https://t.co/E8qxrXleNq“Many leading Chinese voices are convinced that whatever the result of the U.S. presidential election, the trajecto… https://t.co/tOLLtB9FNW“Few Germans believe that the current U.S. administration shares with them a common understanding of the basic tene… https://t.co/aojVcgZaJcIf they are to take the steps necessary to ensure the safety of the public in cyberspace, governments must recogniz… https://t.co/XIDdE7L7DoChina’s conviction that the United States is a diminishing and hostile power has emboldened its leaders to pursue l… https://t.co/miTEbwozFi“Over time, Americans began to view the school as more of a means toward personal economic advancement than as an i… https://t.co/zz3c4O76jPRead @solis_msolis on how Japan’s foreign policy fits into the intensifying competition between the United States a… https://t.co/RLPEj7W7FG
10/19
2020
“Most of the problems that Trump inherited have gotten worse; to the extent that he has simply ignored many of them… https://t.co/gYDpppWCWg“A new Congress must strengthen the electoral system enough to thwart attacks from those who seek to undermine it.” https://t.co/kgJyyfCsBIHow can policymakers better employ scenario planning and probabilistic forecasting as they try to prepare the Unite… https://t.co/y1vMqTKKAE.@JohnCampbellcfr argues that a better U.S. approach to Africa would engage with civil society, religious and tradi… https://t.co/YOFjGjMOApIt’s time for democratic governments to begin to take seriously the changing face of conflict in the twenty-first c… https://t.co/kLuMDjr4oHOur November/December issue features J. Peter Scoblic and Philip E. Tetlock on thinking about the future, Mariana M… https://t.co/Gd9FviWo2oHow does China’s assessment of U.S. power shape its behavior at home and abroad? https://t.co/Yx1BJ6fE2OThe Trump administration has broken down an imperfect but beneficial status quo in U.S. foreign policy without offe… https://t.co/odCk8Zyl93The specter of foreign authoritarianism shaped the curricula and pedagogical practices of schools across the United… https://t.co/dz0NdIrnEd“Few Germans believe that the current U.S. administration shares with them a common understanding of the basic tene… https://t.co/qKZ1MzSrtAMeet with representatives from top graduate programs in public policy, diplomacy, and international studies at Fore… https://t.co/TS54SARWtKThe ability of Abe’s successors to consolidate Japan’s role as an international economic powerhouse will have broad… https://t.co/nkNfZHn6T0How can the United States make its diplomacy in Africa more effective? https://t.co/e9sMQdYkDiIf they are to take the steps necessary to ensure the safety of the public in cyberspace, governments must recogniz… https://t.co/Ku7hD1hMDjIf the disruption of U.S. foreign policy continues or accelerates, which there is every reason to believe it will i… https://t.co/UjWtLQ3Ibd
10/18
2020

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