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November 15, 2017

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe-Harare-Military-Coup-Mugabe-Mnungagwa Military Coup in Zimbabwe Remains Bloodless

The military seems to be firmly in control of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harrare, after what appears to have been a military coup. President Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace, remain safe at home.

May 30, 2017

Group of 7 (G7)
G7 leaders meet in Sicily The Group of Seven (G7)

The G7 serves as a forum for highly industrialized democracies to coordinate economic, security, and energy policy, but the new U.S. administration has stirred questions about the group’s cohesion an…

May 19, 2017

Cybersecurity
An analyst looks at code in the malware lab of a cyber security defense lab at the Idaho National Laboratory Cyber Week in Review: May 19, 2017

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. WannaCry: Assessing the Damage. Countries are still reeling from a ransomware attack that c…

May 12, 2017

Israel
The British Royal Boycott of Israel Continues

I’v written before, in 2014 and 2016, about the remarkable failure of any British royal to visit Israel except briefly for a funeral. Prince Philip attended Rabin’s funeral and Prince Charles attende…

January 13, 2017

Trade
rtx2u7e3-abe-trump Taking on Trump: A Lesson from the Japanese

Having watched Japan in trade negotiations with the United States for more than a quarter century now, I would never have described the Japanese approach as direct. When confronted with a difficult t…

October 23, 2017

United States
Play American flag 'The Sovereignty Wars--Reconciling America with the World'

Stewart Patrick discusses his new book, The Sovereignty Wars: Reconciling America with the World. 

January 31, 2011

Iran
The Invisible Hostage Crises The Invisible Hostage Crises

Laura Fattal kisses her son Josh after a news conference in Tehran. It is now a year and a half since Iran jailed three American hikers on trumped-up spying charges. The three, Shane Bauer, his fian…

April 13, 2017

Russia
Play RTX32WK7_EC.jpg How Did We Get Here?

Experts explore the lessons to be learned for U.S. policy from the quarter century since the collapse of the Soviet Union.