To compete and thrive in the 21st century, democracies, and the United States in particular, must develop new national security and economic strategies that address the geopolitics of information. In the 20th century, market capitalist democracies geared infrastructure, energy, trade, and even social policy to protect and advance that era’s key source of power—manufacturing. In this century, democracies must better account for information geopolitics across all dimensions of domestic policy and national strategy.
The purpose of this paper is to analyze how China’s new power is reaching Europe, the challenges that it poses, and the European responses to this new reality. This process has to be examined in the context of the current strategic competition between China and the U.S. and its reflection on the transatlantic relationship.
Nicholas Burns, a former diplomat and professor at the Harvard Kennedy School, says the cancellation of the North Korean summit is not surprising and predicts that diplomacy will be lengthy and frustrating.
Thomas Hubbard, former top U.S. diplomat to South Korea, says a meeting between the U.S. and North Korea was "doomed from the outset." Fmr. NATO ambassador: President Trump is right to call off summit today
Amb. Nicholas Burns, former Undersecretary of State and former NATO ambassador, weighs in on President Trump's announcement that the summit between the U.S. and North Korea will be in Singapore on June 12th.
Former American Diplomat and Professor at JFK School of Government at Harvard University, Nicholas Burns gives his insight on the relationship between North and South Korea following the historical summit of the two nations.
In a "Squawk Box" interview, Burns credited Trump's veiled military threats in response to Kim's aggression and diplomatic progress with North Korean ally China for seeding an environment to make a meeting possible.