February 22, 2018Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico’s latest fiscal plan appears to use a best case scenario as its base case. It consequently doesn’t provide a realistic benchmark for evaluating Puerto Rico’s long-run capacity to pay.
February 20, 2018Southeast Asia
The U.S.-Indonesia relationship has often disappointed. It’s time to rethink U.S.-Indonesia ties and try to achieve real security goals, rather than make bold plans for cooperation that never come to…
February 13, 2018United States
February 13, 2018—The Marshall Plan—the costly and ambitious initiative to revive western Europe after World War II—marked the true beginning of the Cold War, argues Benn Steil. Bringing to bear …
February 12, 2018China
China's balance of payments data doesn't show any material increase in the pace of offshore lending.
February 12, 2018Intelligence
The CLOUD Act is supposed to help foreign law enforcement investigate crime. It could also help foreign countries spy on each other.
February 9, 2018South Africa
The impending resignation of Jacob Zuma as president of South Africa was not necessarily unexpected following the defeat of his preferred candidate in the African National Congress’s (ANC) elections for party leader. However, it is happening more quickly than many observers predicted, including this one.