November 26, 2019Election 2020
Each week between now and the Iowa caucuses, I’m talking with two experts with differing views on how the United States should handle a foreign policy challenge it faces. These special episodes are p…
August 12, 2019Election 2020
Update: Bill de Blasio announced on September 20, 2019, that he was ending his campaign. Height is an advantage in presidential politics. Throughout American history, the taller of the two major p…
June 3, 2019Mexico
Mexico can’t end the migrant flow by itself. But it can—and likely will—raise tariffs that target swing states.
May 14, 2019Saudi Arabia
The United States keeps signaling that it has hard power. Most recently, the United States made known that it was deploying additional ships, the USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Arlington, to the Middle …
March 19, 2019South Korea
The United States and South Korea should establish a regularized mechanism to enhance dialogue, coordination, and cooperation on policies and strategies related to China.
February 21, 2019Election 2020
Update: Tulsi Gabbard announced on March 19, 2020, that she was ending her campaign. Most Democrats running for president in 2020 are focused on domestic issues. Not Tulsi Gabbard. The Iraq War ve…
December 22, 2011United States
Last week the United States formally ended the war in Iraq. The war began with great patriotic fervor. It ended with two in three Americans saying that it had not been “worth the loss of American liv…
February 11, 2019Election 2020
Update: Kamala Harris announced on December 3, 2019, that she was ending her presidential campaign. On August 11, 2020, former Vice President and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden…
December 11, 2018South Africa
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa selected Shamila Batohi to the new national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) for a single ten-year term. As NDPP, Batohi will head the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), which, as its name implies, determines who to prosecute and who not to prosecute on behalf of the state.
March 16, 2018South Africa
On March 16, Shaun Abrahams of the National Prosecuting Authority announced that Zuma will face sixteen charges of corruption and money laundering stemming from an arms deal in the 1990s.