November 4, 2019U.S. Foreign Policy
Proponents of restraint need to clarify what the term means, how to implement it, and its implications for U.S. national interests and world order.
February 13, 2017U.S. Foreign Policy
Col. Derek Harvey has more mainstream views on Islam than Gen. Michael Flynn—but he still has strange baggage.
October 9, 2019Sub-Saharan Africa
An article on the origins of the names of African countries was recently published in Quartz. It includes a map of the continent in 1885, shortly after the Berlin Conference. Portuguese and Arabic traders and explorers are the origins of some names, European mispronunciation of tribal names are the origins of others.
September 20, 2019Global Governance
On this anniversary of Magellan's first expedition to circumnavigate the globe, we should reflect on the trajectory globalization has taken—and adopt a more cosmopolitan approach to life on our shrin…
September 18, 2019United States
The United States Air Force (USAF) turns 72 years-old today. On September 18, 1947, Chief Justice Fred Vinson swore in Stuart Symington as the first secretary of the air force, officially founding a …
August 16, 2018China
The trade war between the United States and China intensifies, and Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel meet in Germany.