July 26, 2016
The unseriousness of the PLO’s desire for peace with Israel was demonstrated in a comic manner this week. Here’s the news item from the AP:
The Palestinian president says he will sue Great Br…
July 5, 2017
According to Russian media, the Nigeria is buying twelve Su-30 fighter jets from Russia, two of which have already been delivered. The aircraft has two seats for long-range missions and is known for …
February 12, 2018
Comprehensive immigration reform has eluded Congress for years, moving controversial policy decisions into the executive and judicial branches of government.
December 29, 2017
In the last few days there have been anti-government protests all over Iran. The BBC reports this as of Friday night, in a story entitled “Iranian cities hit by anti-government protests.”
December 26, 2017
Opioid addiction in the United States has reached epidemic proportions, threatening not only public health but economic output and national security.
December 14, 2017
The High Court ruled in early December against President Jacob Zuma on the eve of the ANC national conference in what is likely to be a blow to his chosen successor, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
December 8, 2017
Millions of people around the world voted in elections this year. The French elected Emmanuel Macron president, while South Koreans elected Moon Jae-in president. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani won …
September 8, 2017
This week: a compromise at Equifax, Russian trolls pay Facebook for ad space, the BRICS summit, and an internet outage in Togo.
January 18, 2017
In late December, tens of thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers went on strike, shutting down over fifty factories making fast-fashion clothes for international brands including Gap, H&M, and Zara…
October 4, 2016
This is a guest post by John Veroneau, partner at Covington & Burling LLP and former deputy U.S. trade representative. He was also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations Independent Task Force …