November 14, 2017
Before giving machines a sense of morality, humans have to first define morality in a way computers can process. A difficult but not impossible task.
November 15, 2018
A review of Michael Beschloss, “Presidents of War” (Crown Books, 2018).
The U.S. Constitution vests the president with “executive power” and provides that “The President sh…
October 21, 2018
Even calculating for the rising threat from China, leaving the INF puts the United States in a worse strategic position than if it were to stay in.
October 11, 2018
Tens of millions of Chinese now identify as Christians, and the number has grown rapidly, posing challenges for a government that is officially atheist and wary of threats to its power.
As religious observance in China grows, the Chinese Communist Party continues to toughen oversight, increase religious persecution, and attempt to coopt state-sanctioned religious organizations.
October 3, 2018
U.S. administration is coming out on the wrong side of anti-corruption and migration in the hemisphere, with potentially lasting consequences for U.S.-Latin American relations.
October 2, 2018
By Hunter Marston
Over the last year, concerns about Southeast Asia’s increasingly powerful autocrats have dominated headlines and commentary about the region. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte…
October 1, 2018
With President Donald J. Trump advocating for deep cuts to U.S. foreign aid, debate has renewed over the role of foreign assistance funds in boosting growth, promoting democracy, and saving lives.
September 24, 2018
The UN General Assembly hosts a much-watched high-level debate of world leaders each year but has struggled to make its work more substantive. The seventy-third session will likely be dominated by is…
March 5, 2013
My good friend Ashraf Swelam provides further insight into Egypt’s economic woes and the country’s relationship with the IMF. Enjoy!
Egypt has been deemed “too big to fail.” That’s the overwhelming …