May 7, 2018Development
International assistance programs rely on digital technologies to deliver food, housing, education, and a host of other services to the developing world. However, few donors or recipients incorporate…
May 7, 2018Global
The Report Card on International Cooperation gives a dismal C- to international efforts to mitigate the world’s most pressing problems in 2017, the same grade given for 2016. The Council of Councils—…
March 28, 2018International Law
With John Bolton as national security advisor, both the United States and the International Criminal Court should take steps to avoid a collision.
June 21, 2018Donald Trump
The idea of targeting President Trump's personal assets may be tempting, but it is the wrong approach.
June 21, 2018Cybersecurity
Recent U.S. war games have shown that decision makers are surprisingly reluctant to use cyber weapons during a crisis scenario that escalates into armed conflict. Why?
June 20, 2018U.S. Foreign Policy
As China continues to strengthen its military and technological capabilities, extend its economic reach, and assert territorial claims - particularly in the South China Sea - the United States should respond by working with allies and reinforcing regional stability.
June 20, 2018Democratic Republic of Congo
Though Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala of Democratic Republic of Congo officially announced on June 12 that President Joseph Kabila would not stand for a controversial third term, this has not ended speculation that Kabila, whose term of office expired in 2016, will find a way to continue to stay in power. Shortly thereafter, in what will surely complicate the election, the International Criminal Court acquitted Jean-Pierre Bemba, the former Congolese vice president, an ex-warlord, and a fierce rival of Kabila.
June 19, 2018United States
Trump's rebellion against the rules-based order may give the United States more freedom of action, but it undermines the ability of the United States to influence its own future in a global era.