Border Crisis is a National Security Issue

There is a reason that the crisis at our southern border was perhaps the hottest topic in the recent presidential debate–as former President Donald Trump repeatedly noted, the border crisis touches on every other major issue, including the economy, crime, health care, the federal debt, and most especially national security.

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Sustaining the Transatlantic Alliance: 75 Years of RAND Insights on NATO

NATO’s 75th anniversary summit in Washington provides an opportunity for stock-taking about the state of the Alliance, reviewing its beginnings, transformation, and adaptations, and for reflecting about the path ahead.

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‘I Was Afraid of This’: Biden Debate Debacle Rocks US Allies

The results of the presidential election in November will be important to U.S. allies and adversaries around the world, so there was interest worldwide in the debate between President Biden and former President Trump. Foreign media outlets’ coverage of the debate can lend some insight into the priorities and viewpoints in other countries.

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How rising anti-American axis sees US weakness, and is ready to pounce

For anyone slow on the uptake, Presidents Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un provided some helpful show-and-tell in Pyongyang on Wednesday.

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Is NATO Ready For War?

Two years ago, NATO adopted a “back to the future” strategy of forward defense and deterrence following Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. To implement it, allies committed to take various measures to strengthen their deterrence and defense at the 2022 Madrid Summit.

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Trump and the European Populist Right

Europe’s elites have been huddling in a defensive crouch to shield themselves pre-emptively from what they regard as the catastrophe of a looming second Donald Trump presidency.

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