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 23, 2019Europe
This week’s episode of The President’s Inbox is live. I sat down with Sebastian Mallaby, CFR’s Paul A. Volcker senior fellow for international economics, to discuss the deal that British Prime Minist…
October 11, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy on the campaign trail.
September 30, 2019Election 2020
Can one of the last candidates to enter the 2020 race be the last one standing? Steve Bullock certainly hopes so. The Montana governor waited until after twenty-one other Democrats had declared for t…
September 30, 2019Energy and Environment
Negotiations on a Global Pact for the Environment are poised to produce a nonbinding political declaration. Ecological catastrophes, meanwhile, continue to unfold across the planet.
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.
September 26, 2019Cybersecurity
With China promoting a model of state-led capitalism and political illiberalism, and digital technology playing an increasingly central role in all aspects of society, the United States should work w…
September 24, 2019India
There’s been a lot of coverage of the scale and unprecedented nature of Sunday’s “Howdy, Modi!” rally—the 50,000-plus Indian American participants in the enormous NRG Stadium in Houston, the meaning …
September 20, 2019Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, on a number of occasions, has stated that Boko Haram is “technically defeated.” The Council’s Nigeria Security Tracker indicates otherwise, and on September 14, the New York Times published an extensive story on the resurgence of Boko Haram. It was accompanied by three pictures on a back page, including one of a child’s scar from an injury sustained during a suicide bombing.