August 11, 2020Southeast Asia
With the exception of Thailand, the five countries of mainland Southeast Asia are some of the poorest in the Asia-Pacific region. According to the World Bank, Cambodia has a per capita GDP of around …
July 2, 2020Southeast Asia
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong declared in a televised address last week that Singapore would hold its next general election on July 10. Lee and other members of the long-ruling People’s Action Party…
June 8, 2020United Nations
Many UN agencies, programs, and missions receive crucial funding from the United States. President Trump’s proposed budget cuts could jeopardize their work.
June 1, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
The scope of national security is expanding beyond violent threats to encompass a broader array of dangers.
April 22, 2020Coronavirus
The coronavirus pandemic has forced countries around the world to take steps to weather the economic shock, often including borrowing. Multilateral institutions, the United States, and China all shou…