August 8, 2019Refugees and Displaced Persons
According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), out of the 1.2 million refugees worldwide that needed resettlement in 2018, only fifty-five thousand were actually resettled—a mere 4.7 percent of the global need. Sub-Saharan Africa hosts twenty-six percent of the world’s refugee population.
July 31, 2019Rwanda
President Paul Kagame’s Vision 2020 roadmap for Rwanda has led to remarkable progress with respect to women’s equal place in society. But these great strides in gender equality occur alongside Kagame’s human rights abuses.
July 29, 2019Election 2020
Political strategists often ask whether a presidential candidate is someone a voter would want to have a beer with. In the case of former Governor of Colorado John Hickenlooper, they have a candidate…
June 25, 2013
This morning on CBS News, Rep. Paul Ryan discussed the Obama administration’s efforts to compel Russia to extradite Edward Snowden, former contract employee for the National Security Agency (NSA), to…
May 2, 2019International Law
For years states and scholars have struggled with questions of when and how international law applies to cyberspace. A series of two posts will provide a map to help grapple with some of the most sig…
September 13, 2018Trade
Big obstacles remain but surprise move offers hope.
June 7, 2018Trade
The president has been clear about his protectionist views. Why didn’t anyone listen?
April 16, 2018Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Trump right to reconsider TPP even if allies resist renegotiation bid.
March 7, 2019Energy and Climate Policy
This is a guest post by Benjamin Silliman, research associate for Energy Security and Climate Change at the Council on Foreign Relations. Amid controversy whether the Green New Deal manifesto is …
June 21, 2018Donald Trump
The idea of targeting President Trump's personal assets may be tempting, but it is the wrong approach.