October 7, 2019Global Governance
The 1884 International Meridian Conference gave the world standard time and constituted a seminal moment in the history of globalization.
September 3, 2019United States
This is a guest post by Brian Myers, a graduate student at the Center for Global Affairs at New York University. While the U.S.-China trade war has cast a pall over the previous rosy outlook for g…
August 7, 2019Election 2020
It has been a while since Americans have elected successive presidents from the same state. Not since November 2, 1880 in fact.* That’s when Republican James A. Garfield of Ohio won the right to succ…
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 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 …
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…