May 17, 2019North Korea
If Washington alone must shoulder the responsibility for the deployment and possible usage of weapons of mass destruction, it alone must control when and how they are deployed and used.
April 9, 2019Israel
Elections in Israel are historically contentious, but this election cycle the country faces a new challenge - foreign influence operations.
May 21, 2019Terrorism and Counterterrorism
A new report from the Women and Foreign Policy program, launched this week, highlights the roles that women play in violent extremism—including as perpetrators, mitigators, and victims—and offers rec…
May 20, 2019Australia
James Curran is a professor of modern history at Sydney University. As the dust begins to settle on the stunning, unexpected result from the Australian elections over the weekend, the re-elected P…
May 20, 2019Space
The United States should work with partners abroad to reduce orbital congestion, resolve ambiguities surrounding space resource utilization, and defend the planet against asteroids and other space ob…
May 16, 2019Trade
Experts from the Council of Councils grade international cooperation on global trade a middling C in 2018, rank it one of the lowest priorities on the global agenda, and are only somewhat optimistic …
May 17, 2019Burkina Faso
Islamist terrorist groups in northeast Burkina Faso are following a strategy of violence reminiscent in some ways of Boko Haram’s early days in Nigeria. The groups are attacking Protestant and Catholic churches, killing pastors, priests, and congregants, and also teachers in secular schools.
May 16, 2019Nigeria
In a court case in London involving international oil companies and the oil block designated OPL 245—thought to be one of the largest untapped reserves in Africa—lawyers for the Nigerian government accused Jonathan and Alison-Madueke with plotting to “receive bribes and make a secret profit.”