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.
November 1, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy.
October 24, 2019Election 2020
Donald Trump’s approval rating among Republican voters hovers around 90 percent. Numbers that high normally mean no primary challenge. But the Trump presidency has been anything but normal. Former So…
October 11, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy on the campaign trail.
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…
May 31, 2019Immigration and Migration
If the president succeeds, he will be free to slap tariffs on any country or any product at any time for whatever reason he dreams up.
September 27, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday from now until Election Day, I will be looking at what the presidential candidates are saying about foreign policy on the campaign trail.
August 15, 2019Election 2020
As politicians, Ronald Reagan and Elizabeth Warren are opposites. He wanted to unleash the power of the market; she wants to curtail its abuses. But for all of their policy differences, the two share…