February 16, 2018United States
Up until 2014, the growth in central bank dollar reserves closely mapped to the increase in U.S. net external debt. The past few years have been different: for the first time in a long time, yield-st…
January 16, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
His racist and anti-African rhetoric is likely to strengthen the hand of those in Africa that would see their countries turn away from the West and towards more authoritarian governments, like those of Russia and China.
December 12, 2017Digital Policy
Russia and China are in a race to export their respective censorship models to authoritarian regimes.
November 28, 2017Islamic State
The roll-back of the self-declared Islamic State group's territory does not mean that its online presence has shrunk.
February 21, 2018South Africa
His forthright remarks represent a paradigm shift in that country’s governance and governing principles and provides an opportunity for the United States to reengage with a strategic ally after nearly two decades of eroding relations.
February 21, 2018Indonesia
February 20, 2018—“The relationship between the United States and Indonesia has long underperformed its potential,” writes Joshua Kurlantzick, senior fellow for Southeast Asia at the Council on Forei…
February 21, 2018Asia
After declaring the “rebalance” to Asia dead, the Trump administration’s “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” strategy appears to be pursing similar goals: containing China’s ability to dominate Asia and bol…