July 3, 2013Politics and Government
This month, Iranian voters elected Hassan Rouhani president. In April, Venezuelans also voted in a presidential election, choosing Nicolas Maduro to succeed longtime leader Hugo Chávez, who died earl…
March 1, 2018Trade
Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum is the most significant set of U.S. import restrictions in nearly half a century. It will have huge consequences for the global trading…
February 23, 2018South Africa
The ascendancy of Cyril Ramaphosa to the presidency of South Africa has been greeted with a mix of enthusiasm, relief, and skepticism. It comes as South Africa prepares to celebrate the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth and it is worth remembering that Ramaphosa was Mandela’s first choice as his deputy.
July 5, 2017Egypt
Two obscure islands that many Egyptians didn't even know about suddenly threaten President Sisi's regime.
May 16, 2018West Africa
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf discusses the importance of women's involvement in development and democracy in Africa.
May 3, 2018Women and Economic Growth
As women’s economic empowerment rises on the global agenda, the architecture to support this development imperative is shifting. Several leaders have recently launched innovative initiatives that aff…
May 2, 2018Politics and Government
Condoleezza Rice and Amy B. Zegart, coauthors of the forthcoming book Political Risk: How Businesses and Organizations Can Anticipate Global Insecurity, discuss how businesses can prepare for an incr…
April 23, 2018Iran
Minister Zarif discusses U.S.-Iran relations, regional politics in the Middle East, and the future of the Iran nuclear deal.