May 17, 2018Burundi
Burundians are at the polls today to vote in a referendum on constitutional amendments that would, among other things, change the country’s rules around term limits.
May 16, 2018Malaysia
By Richard Javad Heydarian Malaysia’s recent national election was a stunner for many reasons. Not only did the election return a nonagenarian to power, but it also ended the six-decades-long on…
May 8, 2018China
China's current account surplus is almost certainly about $100 billion larger than officially reported, and the falling current account surplus masks a persistent manufacturing surplus.
May 4, 2018Iran Nuclear Agreement Nuclear Agreement
Iran could restart aspects of its nuclear program if President Trump declines to renew sanctions waivers this month, leaving major powers with few options for monitoring or restricting it.
April 30, 2018Cybersecurity
In this edition: the effects of internet censorship in China, the malicious uses of artificial intelligence, and U.S. Cyber Command's strategy to achieve domain superiority.
April 24, 2018Iran
Geopolitical risk is always a major feature of global oil and gas markets, but the interplay of wars without end, powerful non-state actors, and the proliferation of new weapons technologies across t…
April 11, 2018Germany
Germany's new coalition government wants Facebook to be more transparent about how its algorithms decide who sees what content. That might sound satisfying, but it is unlikely to stem the spread of d…