January 8, 2018Vietnam
Max Boot discusses his new book, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam.
April 30, 2019Energy and Environment
Senator Edward J. Markey discusses the Green New Deal, a congressional resolution aimed at addressing the issue of climate change.
May 23, 2007Elections and Voting
12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Meeting
March 14, 2018Kenya
Odinga has called off his defiance campaign against the Kenyatta government, while Kenyatta apparently is allowing Odinga to continue to use the title “people’s president." The official document released detailing the pact refers to both as “his excellency.”
May 13, 2019Trade
Introduction It has now been more than a quarter century since the United States, the European Union (EU), Japan and more than 100 other countries came together to conclude the Uruguay Round globa…
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.