September 11, 2017Privacy
The executive branch and Congress have had a love-hate relationship with the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. Will a new chairman keep the board relevant?
March 29, 2013Defense and Security
Jameel Jaffer, “The Drone Secrets We Should See,” Politico, March 29, 2013. The administration owes the public a fuller account of the program. It should begin by releasing the legal memos that supp…
February 5, 2009United States
Within his first week of taking office, President Obama took steps that signaled a break with the counterterrorism policies of the Bush administration, vowing to fight terrorism “in a manner that is …
March 30, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
While no one disputes the merits of boosting intra-African trade, a host of formidable obstacles stand in the way of realizing the Agreement’s vision, not least among them the ability of governments, and the people in them, to follow through on their promises.
July 14, 2018Human Rights
The desperate human rights situation in Nicaragua is now very clear, and a Washington Post story today makes for grim reading. Just as the Castro regime in Cuba has long used paramilitaries for unoff…