January 17, 2018Israel
The lopsided December 2017 vote on Jerusalem in the UN General Assembly gave the impression that Israel's international isolation may be growing. In fact, the opposite is true--and UN votes are a mis…
December 6, 2017Sub-Saharan Africa
The new report, released by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), concludes that in the first six months of 2017, an additional 2.7 million people have been internally displaced in Africa.
December 13, 2017United States
The Joint Committee on Tax has scored the Senate’s proposed international tax reform. I haven’t seen any reporting indicating that the conference committee has significantly changed these provisio…
October 2, 2017Digital Policy
States erect physical borders to improve their security. That logic does not always translate well to cyberspace.
October 31, 2017Diplomacy and International Institutions
When the United States withdrew from the Paris Climate Accord in June, President Donald J. Trump justified the move as a necessary reassertion of U.S. sovereignty. In The Sovereignty…