October 3, 2019Food and Water Security
For a precarious global agricultural system with powerful feedback loops, business as usual means widespread hunger and embedded systemic risk.
May 15, 2019Burkina Faso
President Emmanuel Macron of France announced on May 10 that French military forces rescued four hostages in Burkina Faso held by Islamist militants. Two were French, one was American, and one was South Korean. No authorities have released freed hostage names, citing privacy considerations. However, the operation cost the lives of two French soldiers, the names of whom have been made public.
October 2, 2018Nigeria
Nigerians fear that flooding in October 2018 could be as bad as or worse than it was in 2012, when two million Nigerians were displaced and 363 died. In 2015, floods displaced 100,000 and led to 53 deaths. In 2016, 92,000 were displaced 38 died. In 2017, floods affected 250,000.
September 21, 2017Brexit
Coauthored with James Resnick, former intern in the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. There is a common—and understandable—comparison ma…
September 13, 2018North Korea
The two Koreas hold a summit in Pyongyang, ten years pass since the epic Lehman Brothers collapse, and Hurricane Florence threatens massive damage in the southeastern United States.
November 1, 2016United States
Greg Hayes provides his perspective on trade, globalization, and the development of a competitive and educated workforce in an evolving global economy.