February 12, 2018Intelligence
The CLOUD Act is supposed to help foreign law enforcement investigate crime. It could also help foreign countries spy on each other.
November 15, 2017United States
November 15, 2017—Journalist John Pomfret has won the sixteenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, …
November 2, 2017Energy and Climate Policy
This post is authored by Peter Erickson, a staff scientist at the Stockholm Environment Institute and a co-author of a new paper in Nature Energy that studies how much of U.S. oil reserves are econom…
October 27, 2017United States
One reason why headline GDP has increased by around 3 percent (q/q, annualized) in the last two quarters is that net exports contributed positively to growth. Not in any big way, but they contributed…
October 23, 2017Iraq
I didn’t expect Iraq to use military force against the Kurds. And I believed, or hoped, the U.S. would step in.
September 25, 2017Sustainable Development Goals (UN)
Rolling out internet-enabled technologies to improve technology in the developing world will not work if internet access is lacking.
September 19, 2017Myanmar
As the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) opened for debate today, the world is once again reminded that leadership around the globe is overwhelmingly male. As of March 8 (International Women’s D…