January 9, 2018
Al-Shabab remains capable of carrying out massive attacks in Somalia and surrounding countries despite a decade-long African Union offensive against the Islamist group.
January 3, 2018
North Korea continues to endure economic sanctions, suggesting that enforcement has not been strong enough to pressure Pyongyang into negotiations on its nuclear program.
December 28, 2017
I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2017 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…
December 27, 2017
Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2017 who through…
November 8, 2017
It is commonly understood that cyberspace favors attackers over the defenders. A new report argues that flipping the offense-defence balance is possible.
October 2, 2017
My new discussion paper with Greg Makoff on economic and demographic trends in Puerto Rico.
October 18, 2017
Maylin Meisenheimer is a research associate in the Asia studies program at the Council on Foreign Relations
This blog is cross-posted with CFR's Asia Unbound.
The 19th Party Congress is almost…
October 10, 2017
October 11 is the International Day of the Girl Child. The focus of this year’s internationally recognized day is "EmPOWER girls: Before, during and after crises," aimed at highlighting how conflict …
Trade in tax often trumps trade in tasks.
Maylin Meisenheimer is a research associate for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
The 19th Party Congress is almost here, bringing with it a slew of questions about China’s future,…