December 18, 2018U.S. Foreign Policy
On December 13, Ambassador John Bolton, President Donald J. Trump’s national security advisor, delivered the administration’s long-awaited encyclical on Africa before an overflow audience at the Heritage Foundation. In a typically blunt manner, Ambassador Bolton characterized China’s policies toward Africa as rapacious and neo-colonial, expressing concern that China would use its leverage over states heavily indebted to it in return for a monopolistic hold on the continent’s natural resource bounty.
December 3, 2018Myanmar
Over the past two years, the international community, and much of the media, has focused on the situation in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State, where a brutal campaign against the Rohingya, reportedly …
October 18, 2018Cybersecurity
What explains the proliferation of cyber capabilities?
October 9, 2018International Finance
A technical post on the q2 global reserves and balance of payments data … wonky.
October 2, 2018Trade
Critics are panning the president’s new trade deal with Canada and Mexico as a minor update. They’re wrong—it’s a significant accomplishment.
July 11, 2018Digital Policy
With Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement, two recent cases shed light on how Chief Justice John Roberts might decide technology cases if he becomes the court's new swing vote.
May 8, 2007United States
Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (W.W. Norton), by Kwame Anthony Appiah, Laurance S. Rockefeller professor of philosophy at Princeton University, has won the Council’s sixth annual Art…
July 2, 2018China
A deep dive into the details of China's balance of payments over the last few quarters of data. During the dollar's depreciation in 2017 and the first quarter of 2018, it looks like China was adding …