Where do the GOP presidential hopefuls stand on major foreign policy issues? Bonner Means Baker Fellow Joe Barnes explores the Republican candidates’ likely policy approaches to the Ukraine war, Chinese expansionism, fentanyl at the border and more.
Among his 2024 Democratic challengers, Biden has the clearest foreign policy record — but it may be difficult to maintain his current balancing act on Ukraine and China when it comes to the general election, writes Bonner Means Baker Fellow Joe Barnes.
Economic security has become a top priority for the West following the disruptions caused by COVID-19, the Russia-Ukraine war and the growing threat of China. Could investing in brain capital help build more resilient economies?
William Hynes, Paweł Świeboda, Patrick Love, Jo-An Occhipinti, Harris A. EyreAugust 2, 2023
Ukraine might have mixed feelings about the NATO summit outcome. But Biden can count the meeting — which saw NATO fall in line with his cautious approach to the Russia-Ukraine war — a success, writes fellow Joe Barnes.
Much about the mutiny by Russia's Wagner Group remains shrouded in mystery. But one thing is clear: Vladimir Putin's regime is more fragile than many thought, writes Bonner Means Baker Fellow Joe Barnes.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine unleashed the use of energy resources as geopolitical “weapons.” But oil and natural gas have followed markedly different paths over the past year, with unexpected results. Why? And what lessons can policymakers learn from these experiences?
This report explores the motives underlying Mexico’s contradictory climate change policies. Given the fossil fuel-centered actions of the López Obrador administration, the author argues that Mexico’s recent clean energy turn is merely an attempt to lower tensions with the U.S. — not a true commitment to combatting climate change.