February 13, 2018United States
February 13, 2018—The Marshall Plan—the costly and ambitious initiative to revive western Europe after World War II—marked the true beginning of the Cold War, argues Benn Steil. Bringing to bear …
February 12, 2018China
China's balance of payments data doesn't show any material increase in the pace of offshore lending.
January 29, 2018Defense Technology
Many agree that China is becoming a technology and science superpower. How it translates that advantage into military power is another story.
January 19, 2018Russia
The United States must respond to Russia's interference in the 2016 elections by pursuing a strategy of containment. Without a comprehensive response, Russia's meddling will continue.
December 5, 2017Zimbabwe
Friends of Zimbabwe hoped that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s cabinet appointments would signal a shift away from the tyranny of deposed president Robert Mugabe. Instead, Mnangagwa’s appointments have signaled continuity, not change.
November 27, 2017Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between November 18 to November 24.