November 29, 2017
Zimbabwe’s founding father, Robert Mugabe, ushered his country into independence, then established a tyrannical regime and presided over the destruction of the economy. He was ousted in a November pa…
November 28, 2017
The Zimbabwe coupmakers are placing all the blame on Robert Mugabe's wife. Grace, however, was known for her shopping, not her politics, and her husband likely used her to try to hold on to power.
October 25, 2018
With President Donald Trump launching NAFTA negotiations and criticizing the WTO, international trade dispute forums are under increasing scrutiny.
October 19, 2018
Developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week.
June 28, 2018
The following is a guest post by Alexander Decina, research associate for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
For more than two years, the UN-backed Government of National …
October 16, 2018
Deep fakes are a profoundly serious problem for democratic governments and the world order. A new Council on Foreign Relations Cyber Brief argues that a combination of technology, education, and publ…
August 6, 2018
Does the United States seek relations with Hamas in Gaza and to undermine the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) leadership in the West Bank? Palestinians officials and insiders asked me this qu…
October 12, 2018
The U.S. Navy turns 243 years-old tomorrow. On October 13, 1775, the Continental Congress commissioned two ships, each with eighty sailors, “for intercepting such transports as may be laden with warl…
October 11, 2018
Tens of millions of Chinese now identify as Christians, and the number has grown rapidly, posing challenges for a government that is officially atheist and wary of threats to its power.
November 1, 2018
Robert Kagan joins James M. Lindsay to discuss the state of the liberal international order.