December 6, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy.
July 23, 2019North Korea
The Chinese view an expanding North Korean nuclear program as hastening the erosion of American credibility throughout Asia, and eventually contributing to China’s assumption of the role of regional …
July 15, 2019Renewable Energy
The wind industry is approaching the end of its federal financial support. Political leaders around the country are debating the best ways to continue supporting the wind industry.
February 26, 2019Americas
The ascent of leaders who favor free trade opens space for real integration.
September 27, 2018Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico’s government and the bulk of the holders of Puerto Rico’s Sales tax backed bonds (COFINA) appear to have reached agreement on restructuring terms (details here). The deal will reduce Puer…
June 26, 2018Renewable Energy
This post is about a new book, “Digital Decarbonization: Promoting Digital Innovations to Advance Clean Energy Systems,” edited by Varun Sivaram. It is available as a paperback or e-book on Amazon, a…
June 12, 2018Women and Women's Rights
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised unprecedented emphasis on women and girls over the course of this year’s Group of Seven (G7) deliberations. A group of women’s rights organizations ass…
May 21, 2018Human Rights
Despite the obituaries, human rights activists at a recent panel discussion argued that the internet freedom strategy was still very much alive—it just needs a shot of adrenaline.