November 6, 2019South Africa
Jennifer Davis, an American anti-apartheid activist, died on October 15. Among her many legacies, she mobilized public pressure on Congress to overturn President Ronald Reagan’s veto of the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act.
April 14, 2011Rule of Law
Daniel Markey, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the diplomatic spat between the United States and Pakistan over U.S. Embassy employee Ra…
August 7, 2019United States
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 15, 2011Defense and Security
Members of the U.S. Air Force board a plane at al-Asad air base in Iraq before flying to the United States. (Mohammed Ameen/courtesy Reuters) I woke up this morning to an email inbox full of news al…
September 13, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
The Pentagon plans to withdraw its special operations forces in Africa, but major cutbacks could threaten recent efforts to counter terrorism threats across the region.