Category: Americas

The Return of Doomsday The New Nuclear Arms Race—and How Washington and Moscow Can Stop It

Reading Time: < 1 minute By Ernest J. Moniz And Sam Nunn The year is 2020. The Russian military is conducting a large exercise in Kaliningrad, a Russian exclave on the Baltic Sea that borders the NATO member states Lithuania and Poland. An observer aircraft from the Western alliance accidentally crosses into Russian airspace and is shot down by a…

Gulf-Israel Ties Might Not Survive Trump’s Peace Plan

Reading Time: < 1 minute BY DANIEL B. SHAPIRO, YOEL GUZANSKY The U.S.-sponsored Peace to Prosperity workshop in Manama, Bahrain, last month—an effort spearheaded by U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, to sell the economic portion of a broader Middle East peace plan—had limited success in its stated purpose of advancing Palestinian economic development. But it showed more…