Andrea Kendall-Taylor quoted in Voice of America article, “US Further Punishes Russia for Cyberattacks, Election Meddling”

"According to Andrea Kendall-Taylor, senior fellow and director of the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security, this package of sanctions does not really relate to what is going on with Ukraine. She terms it the Biden administration's way of wrapping up unfinished business with other issues, allowing a pivot 'to a more proactive, future-oriented relationship with Russia…'" Read the full article here: Full Article

2021-04-15T16:24:29-04:00April 15, 2021|Economy & Trade|

Danny Russel quoted in The New York Times article, “Xi’s Gambit: China Plans for a World Without American Technology”

"China is freeing up tens of billions of dollars for its tech industry to borrow. It is cataloging the sectors where the United States or others could cut off access to crucial technologies. And when its leaders released their most important economic plans last week, they laid out their ambitions to become an innovation superpower beholden to none… "'China wants to reduce its dependency on the world — not to reduce its trade and interaction but to ensure that it is [...]

2021-04-13T00:00:48-04:00April 13, 2021|Economy & Trade|

Bob Work quoted in National Defense article, “Taiwan Viewed as Achilles’ Heel of U.S. Microelectronics Supply Chain”

"A potential Chinese takeover of neighboring Taiwan would pose a catastrophic threat to the United States supply of microelectronics, and Washington needs to take steps to reduce that vulnerability, former Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work warned March 24…" Read the full article here: Full Article

2021-03-24T00:00:45-04:00March 24, 2021|Economy & Trade|

Rachel Ellehuus cited in War on the Rocks article, “Predictable Unpredictability? U.S. Arctic Strategy and Ways of Doing Business in the Region”

"Alliances and partnerships in the region have been highlighted in the U.S. Arctic policy documents over the years as the greatest strategic asymmetric advantage over rivals in the region, and therefore the cornerstone of regional strategy. Notably, activity with and through allies and partners can help to partly offset the lack of surface ice-hardened capabilities and infrastructure such as ports, harbors, and other facilities, the lack of which limits the U.S. Navy to operating outside the marginal ice zone … As [...]

2021-03-11T00:00:20-05:00March 11, 2021|Economy & Trade|

Danny Russel quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald article, “Australia Joins US Vaccine Push to Show China Isn’t ‘Only Game in Town’”

"The Biden administration is moving quickly to reinforce the strategic importance of the Quad - a security alliance between the US, Australia, India and Japan - starting by distributing vaccines across the Asia-Pacific… "'China’s dramatic rise and assertive behaviour has brought home the realisation for these four countries that they will benefit from a co-ordinated agenda to shape and influence regional trends and global governance,' Russel, a vice president at the Asia Society Policy Institute, said…" Read the full article here: Full [...]

2021-03-07T01:00:06-05:00March 7, 2021|Economy & Trade|

Meghan O’Sullivan quoted in CNBC article, “Renewables Chief Hails ‘Crucial’ Biden Climate Agenda as Administration Plans Massive Energy Overhaul”

"'The Biden administration and Secretary Kerry are talking about infusing climate into every foreign-policy interaction,' Meghan O’Sullivan, Director of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Geopolitics of Energy project, told an Atlantic Council panel session. "'It means asking the different agencies that conduct foreign policy and national security, like the Pentagon, USAID, and the State Department, to make climate really central in their overall objective,' she said..." Read the full article here: Full Article

2021-03-29T01:02:52-04:00January 25, 2021|Economy & Trade|

Meghan O’Sullivan quoted in the New Atlanticist article, “The Many New Ways Energy and National Security Are Intersecting”

"Meghan O’Sullivan, director of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Geopolitics of Energy project, said that although the world is embracing renewable energy sources, 'even the most climate-friendly energy scenarios in the future all involve a reasonably substantial amount of oil and gas usage over time.' "A few 'petrostates' will continue to wield influence—in some cases even more influence because there will be a smaller number of them, said O’Sullivan, a former US deputy national security advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan..." Read the [...]

2021-01-22T13:26:19-05:00January 21, 2021|Economy & Trade|

Liz Rosenberg on the Financial Crime Insights podcast, “What’s in Store for Sanctions?”

"No matter who wins, the US sanctions strategy is sure to be impacted by the upcoming election. How will the results affect Washington’s current favoured foreign policy tool? Emil Dall speaks with Elizabeth Rosenberg of the Center for New American Security, Nicholas Turner of Steptoe & Johnson Hong Kong and Sascha Lohmann of the SWP..." Listen to the full episode here: Full Episode

2020-11-18T15:43:47-05:00October 30, 2020|Economy & Trade|

Liz Rosenberg interviewed on the European Council on Foreign Relations podcast, “How Can the EU Strike Back? The Way Towards Higher Economic Resilience”

"In this week’s episode, host Mark Leonard is joined by Elizabeth Rosenberg, Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy, Economics, and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security, Jean Pisani-Ferry, ECFR Council Member and a senior fellow at Brussels-based think-tank Bruegel and Jonathan Hackenbroich, ECFR policy fellow for economic statecraft and the head of ECFR’s Task Force for Protecting Europe from Economic Coercion to discuss how Europe could build up higher economic resilience. How can the Union best [...]

2020-11-18T16:02:33-05:00October 26, 2020|Economy & Trade|

Jay Shambaugh writes for Brookings: “Don’t Let Flashy 3rd Quarter GDP Growth Fool You, The Economy Is Still in A Big Hole”

"When Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth data for the third quarter of 2020 is released on October 29, it will almost certainly break records. Many analysts project growth over 30 percent at an annual rate – roughly twice as high as any quarterly growth rate since World War II. "Yet despite this phenomenal-sounding growth, the economy will still be in a considerable hole, is actually slowing down, and presents a strong case for concern. Some basic math and data can help [...]

2020-11-18T15:54:20-05:00October 26, 2020|Economy & Trade|
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