November 5, 2019Uganda
Uganda is heading toward a debt crisis. According to a senior official at the Bank of Uganda, unless the country is able to sustain a growth rate of at least 7 percent—which economic projections show Uganda will not do—the country will default on its payments. As is the case for many African countries, China is Uganda’s largest creditor, making up 39 percent of total debt this past fiscal year. If Uganda defaults, it is unclear how China will react.
August 20, 2019Trade
The trade war between the United States and China has entered a new and dangerous phase.
July 30, 2019Trade
The Democratic candidate has laid out a comprehensive trade policy, but it speaks more to party activists than to voters.
July 1, 2019G20 (Group of Twenty)
President Trump delayed tariffs on China and visited North Korea over the weekend, contributing to the most unpredictable international environment in decades.
October 9, 2019Ukraine
The latest episode of The President’s Inbox is live. I sat down with Steve Sestanovich, CFR’s senior fellow for Eurasian and Russian studies and the former U.S. ambassador-at-large for the former Sov…
February 17, 2017Syria
Yesterday I spoke with Aaron Stein, resident senior fellow in the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council and author of the new Center for Preventive Action paper, “Reconcilin…