April 17, 2022United States
Democratic backsliding in the United States risks both its domestic stability and international security.
April 14, 2022Global Governance
The war in Ukraine marks the biggest test for the United Nations in three decades, but its failure is not inevitable, nor is it destined for irrelevance.
April 5, 2022Pakistan
Prime Minister Imran Khan dissolved Pakistan’s National Assembly to avoid a no confidence vote. The move has severe consequences for the country’s democracy.
March 8, 2022United States
History suggests that control of Congress will change after November’s midterm elections.
March 3, 2022Sub-Saharan Africa
How will African countries react to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and what diplomatic fissures are likely to be opened by the conflict as it drags on? The tone for this appears to have been set by the rousing speech in defense of national sovereignty by Kenya’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Martin Kimani. Invoking historical parallels, Kimani pulled no punches in decrying Russian aggression and rejecting “irredentism and expansionism on any basis, including racial, ethnic, religious or cultural factors.”
March 2, 2022Ukraine
Although the situation in Ukraine continues to evolve rapidly, there are already several vital lessons to glean from Russia's incursion into the sovereign territory of its neighbor.