The Biden administration’s initial invocations of the Defense Production Act are likely to be the first of many additional steps that the administration will take to address the evolving needs of the ongoing national health crisis.
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This guide describes the scope and context of Biden’s early immigration executive actions, outlines where their effect is limited, and emphasizes where more action is needed.
Subnational governments are the frontline responders to many of the foreign affairs challenges the global community faces. The Biden-Harris administration should embrace localities as critical force multipliers and innovators in achieving its foreign policy goals.
The notice and takedown system rejected in 1997 might be a way forward.
In an era of democratic backsliding, governments are increasingly disconnected from citizens. The Biden administration should elevate engagement with civil society in response.
While the Biden administration’s early moves to reengage the international institutional order are important first steps, today’s more competitive global landscape requires a broader shift in U.S. multilateral diplomacy. “The Philadelphia Principles” proposed herein can guide the U.S. toward more effective multilateral engagement that better serves the interests of the American people.
The Biden Administration Should Review and Rebuild the Trump Administration’s China Initiative From the Ground Up
After a string of questionable cases and poorly managed prosecutions, the incoming Biden administration should reform and rebuild the Justice Department’s program for countering Chinese economic espionage to embody the highest values of the U.S. justice system.
On Monday, February 22, 2021, at 9:30 a.m., the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Merrick Garland to be the next U.S. attorney general.
You can watch a livestream of the hearing here or below:
A Chinese simulated strike on a U.S. aircraft carrier, naval operations in the South China Sea and Biden’s ally-focused China strategy.
International support for Sudan’s fragile transition to democracy must include targeted assistance for key human rights reforms and accountability efforts to secure justice for victims of past abuses.