July 31, 2018Zimbabwe
A victorious candidate must win 50 percent of the total vote plus one. If there is no outright winner, the top two candidates will be forced into a runoff, which would take place on September 8. Mnangagwa and Chamisa ran neck and neck in preelection polls, and there are many analysts now raising the possibility, even the likelihood, of a runoff.
June 5, 2018Syria
Panelists discuss the ongoing conflict in Northern Syria and how the United States should handle its relationships with the affected parties, including Turkey and the Kurds.
April 5, 2018Donald Trump
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan discusses the March/April 2018 issue of Foreign Affairs magazine with contributors Sarah Margon and Jake Sullivan.
December 7, 2016Conflict Prevention
State fragility poses a significant threat to international security, contributing to conflict onset and relapse, the global refugee crisis, the expansion of extremist groups, and public health emerg…
September 20, 2016International Organizations
President Barack Obama used his eighth and final address to the UN General Assembly to share his noble vision of a world order in which equality, liberty, and unity trump injustice, oppression, and d…
June 3, 2016Elections and Voting
Hillary Clinton used her highly touted speech in San Diego yesterday to lace into Donald Trump. Her message was simple: Donald Trump’s ideas aren’t just different–they are dangerously incoherent. …