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August 19, 2016

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The Costs of a "No First Use" Nuclear Doctrine
Stephen Sestanovich
A RUSSIAN YARS RS-24 INTERCONTINENTAL BALLISTIC MISSILE SYSTEM DRIVES DURING THE VICTORY DAY PARADE IN MOSCOW. (GRIGORY DUKOR/REUTERS)

A RUSSIAN YARS RS-24 INTERCONTINENTAL BALLISTIC MISSILE SYSTEM DRIVES DURING THE VICTORY DAY PARADE IN MOSCOW. (GRIGORY DUKOR/REUTERS)

President Obama is considering a change in strategic doctrine, declaring that the United States would never use nuclear weapons first. But the costs of a "no first use" doctrine, such as deterrence and undermining alliances, should be considered. Read the op-ed »

 
Is Hosting the Olympic Games Worth it?
 

The Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, which cost Brazil $20 billion, come to an end on Sunday. A growing number of economists argue that both the short- and long-term benefits of hosting the games are at best exaggerated and at worst nonexistent. Explore the Backgrounder »

A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS CONTINUES

The Refugee Problem in New York
Richard N. Haass

This year's United Nations General Assembly will devote a session to refugees. The plight of refugees underscores that here as elsewhere the phrase "international community" is more rhetorical than real. Read the op-ed »

 
A Syrian War By Other Means
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Humanitarian assistance in the Syrian conflict has become hugely politicized. Read more on ForeignAffairs.com »

 
The Difference Between a Refugee and Migrant
 

The terms "migrant" and "refugee" are often used interchangeably, but they have different meanings according to international law. Watch to learn more »

 
Europe's Escalating Crisis
 

An escalating migration crisis is testing the European Union's commitment to human rights and open borders. This primer explains how it began and how it's being handled. Read the Backgrounder »

 
SMOKE AND FLAME RISE AFTER U.S.-LED AIR STRIKES ON ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS IN ALEPPO. (RODI SAID/REUTERS) / TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ATTEND A FUNERAL PROCESSION TO CARRY THE BODY OF KEM LEY, A GOVERNMENT CRITIC AND THE HEAD OF A GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY GROUP. (SAMRANG PRING/REUTERS) SMOKE AND FLAME RISE AFTER U.S.-LED AIR STRIKES ON ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS IN ALEPPO. (RODI SAID/REUTERS) / TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ATTEND A FUNERAL PROCESSION TO CARRY THE BODY OF KEM LEY, A GOVERNMENT CRITIC AND THE HEAD OF A GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY GROUP. (SAMRANG PRING/REUTERS)

SMOKE AND FLAME RISE AFTER U.S.-LED AIR STRIKES ON ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS IN ALEPPO. (RODI SAID/REUTERS) / TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ATTEND A FUNERAL PROCESSION TO CARRY THE BODY OF KEM LEY, A GOVERNMENT CRITIC AND THE HEAD OF A GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY GROUP. (SAMRANG PRING/REUTERS)

Checking the Pentagon's Math
Micah Zenko

The Obama administration has steadily released figures on combatant deaths to convey progress in the war against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, but its methods may be flawed. Read the op-ed »

 
Cambodia's Democratic Transition Has Collapsed
Joshua Kurlantzick

As Cambodia prepares for national elections in two years, its politics have veered dangerously out of control and its transition toward two-party politics has unraveled. Read more on Asia Unbound »

 
G20, Global Health, and China
Yanzhong Huang

Against the backdrop of dwindling financial resources for global health, China's push to expand the G20 agenda to include global health would be a cost-effective way to boost its image as a global leader in tackling issues of common concern. Read more on Asia Unbound »

 
How Venezuela's Economic Crisis Began
 

Thousands of Venezuelans are crossing into Colombia to buy basic supplies. Explore the roots of the country's most severe political and economic crisis in decades. Read the Backgrounder »

An Audio Preview of the World Next Week

An Audio Preview of the World Next Week

In this week's podcast, James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon discuss Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Turkey, Ukraine's twenty-fifth anniversary as an independent nation, and the end of the Rio Olympics. Listen to the podcast »

 

WORLD EVENTS CALENDAR

August 21
Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony
CFR Resources on: The Economics of the Olympics »

August 22—25
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Visits Latvia, Turkey, and Sweden
CFR Resources on: Europe »

View the Calendar »

In the September/October Issue of Foreign Affairs

In the September/October Issue of Foreign Affairs

After fifteen years of constant fighting, the U.S. military is a different beast than it used to be—experienced, battle scarred, warier, more politically sensitive, and more technologically sophisticated. But will the challenges it faces over the coming decades be similar or different? How big does it have to be, and how nimble, armored with what weapons and training to meet what contingencies? In its September/October issue, Foreign Affairs gathers a broad scope of expert perspectives to answer these questions and offer a consideration of what's next for the U.S. military. Explore the issue »

 
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