November 17, 2020Transition 2021
Climate change is both one of the greatest threats to Africa and an area in which Biden administration policy is most likely to differ from President Trump's. Through his leadership on this issue, the president-elect has a chance to make a difference.
November 9, 2020Human Trafficking
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Palermo Protocol, the United Nations gold standard for combatting human trafficking. But can the Convention maintain its relevance in light of COVID-19 fra…
November 9, 2020Ethiopia
Over the past week, as many have been distracted by the U.S. elections, an extraordinarily dangerous unraveling has picked up speed in Ethiopia. Months of simmering tensions between the leadership o…
November 10, 2020United States
The U.S. Marine Corps turns 245 years-old today. On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress adopted a resolution to create a Marine force composed of two battalions. Since then, the Marines have …
October 29, 2020Diplomacy and International Institutions
The two draft resolutions and a newly proposed "Programme of Action" raise questions about the future of cybersecurity negotiations at the United Nations.