February 13, 2017U.S. Foreign Policy
Col. Derek Harvey has more mainstream views on Islam than Gen. Michael Flynn—but he still has strange baggage.
March 12, 2018U.S. Foreign Policy
On March 2, seventeen “National Security Leaders” issued an alarming statement about Israel-Palestinian peace and U.S. policy. The statement was carried as an ad in The New York Times and a PDF versi…
March 12, 2018Diplomacy and International Institutions
In the past, U.S. pundits have raised red flags over a quadrennial ITU conference they fear could lead to a "UN take over of the internet." The next ITU plenipotentiary conference takes place in the …
March 9, 2018Kenya
President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga promised to begin the process of reconciliation following their bitter standoff in the 2017 elections that raised the specter of ethnic violence.
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.
February 20, 2018India
This guest post is co-authored by Joshua Busby, associate professor of public affairs at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the LBJ School at the University of Texas a…