December 17, 2018China
China's increasing investments in AI across the African continent, especially in countries with poor human rights record, should be treated with caution.
May 30, 2018Nigeria
Unless the Nigerian government takes some form of action to understand the concerns of the Igbo ethnic group, it risks the perpetual agitation for an independent Biafra.
December 27, 2017United States
Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2017 who through…
December 5, 2012Sub-Saharan Africa
Lawyers can be improbable heroes, but Arthur Chaskalson was one. He used the law to hobble apartheid and subsequently helped author a post-apartheid legal system that subordinated the parliament to …
October 23, 2017Zimbabwe
According to critics, Zimbabwe's new ministry of cybersecurity is more concerned with curbing seditious speech than protecting the country's infrastructure from hackers or cyber criminals.
September 13, 2017United States
Inventories play a crucial role in oil and gas commodity markets by smoothing out short term dislocations and sudden changes in demand. The historically high inventory levels lingering from the after…
January 10, 2011Diplomacy and International Institutions
In a post earlier today, I mentioned that Sen. Arthur Vandenberg (R-MI), a leading isolationist voice on Capitol Hill in the years before World War II, dismissed the Ludlow Amendment as a terrib…