November 13, 2017Turkey
After last year’s failed coup and Erdogan’s brutal crackdown, our relationship with Turkey has gone south fast.
June 5, 2017China
One key question around China is pretty straight forward: will losses in China’s banks and shadow banks—whether on their lending to Chinese firms or their lending to investment vehicles of local gove…
June 2, 2017Sub-Saharan Africa
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), a highly respected, independent non-governmental organization that works with refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), has released its annual list of th…
May 18, 2017Iran
Iranians are heading to the polls this Friday to decide Iran’s next president: incumbent Hassan Rouhani or his challenger Ebrahim Raisi. A victory for Raisi could mean he is being tested out for a po…
March 20, 2017Media
Information has long been falsified and weaponized in Turkey and the Arab world—and we're headed that way fast.
February 6, 2017United States
Corrupting the media, spreading chaos, and subverting the rule of law—it's what authoritarian regimes do best.
November 22, 2016Development
The U.S. House of Representatives just signaled its commitment to women and girls globally. It took a historic step last week by passing the Women, Peace, and Security Act (H.R. 5332), which pledges …