February 15, 2018China
According to a recent Foreign Affairs article, U.S. policy toward China has failed. Two senior Asia officials who served in the Obama administration, my good friends Kurt Campbell and Ely Ratner (who…
December 22, 2017China
The recent spate of articles and books on rising Chinese influence in the Australian and New Zealand political systems has prompted U.S. officials, journalists, and others to take a harder look at ho…
February 1, 2018South Africa
Crispian Olver, a former senior South African government official, long-time ANC activist, and author of the new book How to Steal a City: The Battle for Nelson Mandela Bay, joins John Campbell to discuss the pervasive corruption in South Africa known as "state capture" and the state of the African National Congress.
January 25, 2018Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe is facing considerable challenges, but if Mnangagwa takes reengagement seriously and if global partners continue to engage with the health sector, the country will have the tools to make remarkable progress.
January 24, 2018Lebanon
In testimony to the House Foreign Affairs Committee last November, I raised some doubts about U.S. military aid to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF). My main concern was that the LAF "is increasingly i…