July 14, 2018Human Rights
The desperate human rights situation in Nicaragua is now very clear, and a Washington Post story today makes for grim reading. Just as the Castro regime in Cuba has long used paramilitaries for unoff…
July 1, 2018Terrorism and Counterterrorism
This article was originally published in Foreign Affairs. When it comes to political orientation, worldview, life experience, and temperament, the past three presidents of the United States could…
September 25, 2017Trade
Representative Sander Levin discusses the future of U.S. international trade policy.
April 9, 2018Syria
Everything Trump does in Syria revolves around what’s good for Trump. And that’s bad for America.
July 10, 2013Wars and Conflict
In a guest post on John Campbell’s blog last week, Jim Sanders, a retired West Africa watcher for various U.S. federal agencies, discusses how climate change fuels conflict. As he explains: Recent p…
September 28, 2016United States
Sander Levin discusses trade policy in the United States.
November 13, 2017Philippines
Part One The meeting between U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was highly anticipated, and—for theater—the two leaders did not disappoint. The two leaders hav…