February 23, 2018
A quarter-century after the end of the Cold War, we unexpectedly find ourselves in a second one. The United States and its partners have a large stake in greater Russian restraint while Vladimir Puti…
February 22, 2018
he latest Boko Haram kidnapping of female students sheds some light on the terrorist group’s current operational capacity and also highlights President Muhammadu Buhari’s direct involvement.
February 21, 2018
Some stories do not leave you. You cannot forget them long after you tell them. And you wonder, often, how they end.
Here is one such story. It doesn't yet have an ending, but it is no longer wher…
February 12, 2007
The debate over the size of the yen financed carry trade is far from settled. Former (“The Yen carry trade is on in such huge size”) and current traders (“real money investors ain't short yen a…
February 16, 2018
This week: accusing Russia over NotPetya, cyber threats to the United States, gTLDs, and more on the Equifax breach.
The U.S. military is prepared for a number of contingencies with regard to North Korea, but the best path forward is diplomacy aimed at denuclearization.
February 14, 2018
Zuma is not out yet, but he will be by February 15. Today, Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete moved the motion of no confidence originally scheduled for February 22 to Thursday, February 15.
February 13, 2018
The scandal-plagued leader’s removal could set the party of Nelson Mandela on a path toward reestablishing South Africa as a role model for the rest of the continent.
February 9, 2018
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority group, are fleeing persecution in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State, fueling a historic migration crisis.
February 7, 2018
U.S. strategic and tactical nuclear weapons on land, in the air, and at sea, will undergo costly and extensive modernization in the coming years.