September 4, 2018Nuclear Energy
Background reading on the future of the global nuclear trade and the commercial opportunities and national security risks that it presents to the United States.
November 15, 2018Russia
Russia and the United States proposed two competing resolutions, possibly expecting one to prevail over the other. Instead, the General Assembly approved both.
January 19, 2018South Africa
Just like the complex nature of state capture itself, with its dizzying web of corruption propped up by esoteric procurement laws, the devil of Zuma’s commission announcement is in the legal details. In South Africa, the “commission capital of the world,” debate abounds as to whether or not these costly productions actually achieve what they set out to do.
November 2, 2018Nigeria
Between October 27 and 30, protesters from the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), a Shia religious organization led by the pro-Iranian Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, clashed with security services in and around Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The IMN reported that Nigerian security services had killed at least forty of its members during the marches.
November 15, 2018Saudi Arabia
This is a guest post by Jareer Elass, an energy analyst who has covered the Gulf and OPEC for 25 years. He is a regular contributor to the Arab Weekly. As the 2019 budget season approaches, Saudi…
November 14, 2018Southeast Asia
For many Southeast Asian states, the Trump White House’s new strategy for the region, the Free and Open Indo-Pacific concept, is a hard idea to sell—at least right now. The strategy vows to promote a…