February 6, 2018
While sports may temporarily transcend divisions in society, events like the Olympics rarely serve to advance countries’ diplomatic aims.
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 26, 2017
Opioid addiction in the United States has reached epidemic proportions, threatening not only public health but economic output and national security.
July 10, 2017
Despite a verbal commitment to international standards, the Chinese government lacks the political will to take on trafficking and protect broader human rights.
August 29, 2017
Protests over the removal of Confederate monuments show that the U.S. Civil War’s emancipatory purpose remains contested a century and a half later.
July 17, 2017
A look at the latest digital and cyber scholarship: computational propaganda, trolls in China, and internet censorship.
June 14, 2017
The United States Army celebrates its 242nd birthday today. If you see an active duty, former, or retired member of the United States Army today, wish their service Happy Birthday.
The Army websit…
June 12, 2017
Sure, the tiny gulf state is a lousy ally — but so is everyone else in the region.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa killed thousands and spurred efforts to improve responses to pandemics.
June 9, 2017
Brexit supporters argue that the EU threatens sovereignty and stifles growth, while opponents counter that EU membership strengthens trade, investment, and the UK’s standing in the world.