June 23, 2016Immigration and Migration
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to determine the fate of millions of undocumented immigrants and could influence how future presidents wield power.
September 24, 2019United Nations General Assembly
As the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit concludes, world leaders need some outside the box thinking about steps to strengthen their national commitments to shrink their greenhouse gas emissions ahead of…
December 5, 2019U.S. Foreign Policy
A new survey commissioned from Gallup by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the National Geographic Society (NGS) finds that adult Americans exhibit gaps in their knowledge about geography an…
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.
December 6, 2019Nigeria
On October 30, the Nigerian military temporarily lifted its suspensions of Action Against Hunger and Mercy Corps, two international non-government organizations (INGOs) working in northeast Nigeria, where Boko Haram is active. Both organizations were expelled from northeastern Nigeria last September following accusations of aiding and abetting Boko Haram.
December 6, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy.
December 6, 2019Democracy
Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development, diplomacy and security challenges. This post is author…
December 5, 2019Zambia
Last week, when U.S. Ambassador to Zambia Daniel Foote expressed his dismay about a Zambian court ruling sentencing two men to fifteen years in prison for the crime of conducting a same-sex relationship, Zambian President Edgar Lungu was quick to take offense.