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Michele Lowe

The Debate on US Taiwan Policy

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Does an increasingly aggressive China mean the United States should maintain its posture of strategic ambiguity or adopt strategic clarity?

Ships in the Taiwan Strait
REUTERS
US Foreign Policy

Who Benefits from US-China Competition in Africa?

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Some say China's Belt and Road Initiative is a solution to help African countries build modern economies, while others call it "debt trap diplomacy." Who's right and how can—or should—the United States compete?

Belt and Road Workers in Africa
REUTERS
US Foreign Policy

Can America Keep the Cold War Cold in the Taiwan Strait?

In the News
Foreign Policy News
Michele Lowe

Both the United States and China claim to want peace and stability. But keeping the peace will require foregoing zero-sum games, something neither side looks ready to do.

Taiwan Strait
REUTERS
Defense and Security

Ambiguity Doesn't Work. Taiwan Needs Strategic Clarity

In the News
RealClear Defense
Coauthors

"The American people can no longer delay on firm, concise action toward Taiwan," Commander Michele Lowe and Alice Cho explain.

US Navy
Defense and Security

How America and Democracies Around the World Can Defeat Illiberalism

In the News
The National Interest
Michele Lowe

America should view its many threats as a collective advance of illiberalism acting against the post-World War II democratically led, rules-based world order.

Biden campaigning
US Foreign Policy

Food Security, Political Instability, and America on the Hook: the Case of Cameroon

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Global Food for Thought by Michele Lowe

The Council's US Navy Federal Executive Fellow, Commander Michele Lowe, explains how food insecurity fears in Cameroon can fuel instability in our latest collaboration with Agri-Pulse.

A fruit stand at Makenene market in Cameroon
Jasmine Halki
Food and Agriculture