August 31, 2018Rohingya
Developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week.
August 14, 2018United States
This article was originally published in Foreign Affairs. In the age of Donald Trump, it often feels as though one individual has the power to chart the United States’ course in the world all by …
July 23, 2018Women and Economic Growth
The U.S. House of Representatives just passed legislation to promote economic growth by eliminating barriers to women’s economic opportunities globally. This is not just a question of fairness, but o…
July 19, 2018State and Local Governments
In an op-ed recently published in the Hill, I write about increasing global activism from states and what it means for U.S. foreign policy. As Donald Trump abdicates U.S. leadership and dismantles…
July 2, 2018Mexico
Yesterday, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, best known by his initials, AMLO, won Mexico’s presidential election decisively. After 18 years on the campaign trail, including two previous failed presidential runs, thousands of rallies, and, by his count, a visit to every one of Mexico’s 2,400 municipalities, the Tabasco-born politician received the support of 53 percent of voters at the polls, according to an offical rapid count by electoral authorities. Meanwhile, the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA), López Obrador’s four-year-old political party, gained a majority in congress, and a majority of the nine governorships up for grabs.