June 19, 2018United States
President Trump is seeking to reduce the U.S. trade deficit through tariffs, but logic and historical data show that his strategy will not help American jobs, growth or exports. Worse, loss of access to foreign parts amid a trade war will hurt American companies that depend on them to stay globally competitive.
June 21, 2018Cybersecurity
Recent U.S. war games have shown that decision makers are surprisingly reluctant to use cyber weapons during a crisis scenario that escalates into armed conflict. Why?
June 15, 2018Women and Women's Rights
Sessions’ ruling in Matter of A-B- not only blocks a pathway to safety for domestic violence victims, it also undermines the United States’ reputation as one of the few true beacons of hope and liber…
June 12, 2018South Africa
AfriForum, a self-described Afrikaner rights group, has positioned itself as an especially vocal critic of land expropriation, which the group views as an existential threat to white South Africans. In their campaign against expropriation without compensation, AfriForum has launched appeals abroad, raising the specter of the murder of white farmers and stoking fears of “white genocide” among American, European, and Australian leaders and media outlets.
June 19, 2018Nigeria
The attack occurred on the same day that the Nigerian chief of army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, publicly said that Boko Haram is no longer a threat and urged internally displaced persons to return home.
June 5, 2018Military Operations
In the context of the “war on terror,” many American friends of sub-Saharan Africa’s have been concerned that Washington has been tilting away from supporting the continent’s economic, social, and po…
June 18, 2018Conflict Prevention
The United States could do more to effectively help prevent violent conflicts around the world.