October 19, 2020Cybersecurity
Private sector firms have the ability to leverage their influence on global internet architecture to improve internet security.
October 19, 2020Election 2020
The 2020 U.S. election is threatened by pandemic-related disruptions as well as long-standing weaknesses that could undermine its legitimacy. How will international election observers judge the proce…
October 9, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential contenders are saying about foreign policy. This week: Kamala Harris and Mike Pence discussed U.S. policy toward China and U.S. global leadership at Wedne…
October 7, 2020Coronavirus
The United States must finally translate its longstanding rhetoric about pandemic preparedness into concrete action.
October 5, 2020Cybersecurity
The U.S. State Department's Clean Network program, created in response to China's expanding capabilities in cyberspace, recalls the the warning George Kennan gave about the Soviet Union in his famous…
October 1, 2020Niger
Niger is a key partner of the U.S. in West Africa. The United States provides a range of assistance to Niger, but the country stands out because strategic-level reforms have been taken seriously by both the United States and the partner country.
September 30, 2020U.S. Foreign Policy
Since the end of World War II, the United States has set out to oust governments in the Middle East on an average of once per decade—in places such as Iran, Afghanistan (twice), Iraq, Egypt, Libya, a…