July 5, 2016Asia
It is a common scene among the community of Southeast Asia specialists in Washington. At a talk, or a visit by a leading Southeast Asian politician, the conversation inevitably comes around to the sa…
October 11, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy on the campaign trail.
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.
June 30, 2014India
Ashlyn Anderson is a research associate for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) stunned the world with its recent victorie…
June 20, 2018South Africa
Section nine of South Africa’s constitution guarantees equal rights to all South Africans and outlaws discrimination, including that based on ethnicity, gender, religion, or sexual preference. Pursuant to that provision, in 2000 Parliament passed the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act (PEPUDA) in 2000. In turn, PEPUDA led to the creation of Equality Courts to adjudicate infringements of equality such as unfair discrimination and hate speech.
May 16, 2018Malaysia
By Richard Javad Heydarian Malaysia’s recent national election was a stunner for many reasons. Not only did the election return a nonagenarian to power, but it also ended the six-decades-long on…
January 25, 2018Cybersecurity
In this edition: Iran's cyber threat, integrating AI into foreign policy, and the benefits of multistakeholder governance.
December 28, 2016United States
Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also a time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2016 who throu…