October 18, 2017Myanmar
At the United Nations last month, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley called for a tough international response to alleged atrocities against Rohingya by security forces in Myanmar’s western Rakhin…
January 31, 2018Kenya
Following the January 30 “inauguration” of Raila Odinga as an alternative president of Kenya, the Interior Ministry declared that his National Resistance Movement (NRM) is an “organized criminal group” under the Prevention of Organized Crimes Act
January 26, 2018Indonesia
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis traveled to Southeast Asia this past week, and during his first stop in Indonesia signaled a desire to improve strategic aspects of the U.S.-Indonesia relationship inc…
January 4, 2018Zimbabwe
President Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe ordered the return of Lesbury Farm to the white Smart family after they were forcibly evicted this June by the Mugabe administration.
December 18, 2017South Africa
Cyril Ramaphosa’s victory in the African National Congress (ANC) leadership race is good for democratic institutions, the rule of law, and the South African economy, at least in the short term. He is likely to become the state president following the 2019 elections, and he may force the corrupt and discredited Jacob Zuma to relinquish the presidency before then.