November 12, 2020Cybersecurity
Internet control is more than just an authoritarian problem. It invades the openness of democratic societies as well.
October 13, 2021Southeast Asia
A closer look at Chinese Belt and Road development in East Africa.
June 3, 2021Aging, Youth Bulges, and Population
Nowhere is the African demographic boom more obvious than in Nigeria, where the current population of 219 million, according to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) World Factbook most recent estimate, is projected to increase to around 400 million by 2050, at which point it will likely displace the United States as the third largest country in the world by population. By the end of the century, some credibly project that Nigeria’s population will be greater than China's, where the birth-rate fall has been especially dramatic, leaving it second to only India in populational globally.
June 22, 2022Russia
The U.S. government should streamline U.S. nuclear export licensing procedures and improve financing options to revive American leadership in the global nuclear energy market.
July 10, 2012Europe and Eurasia
Barclays’ admission that it deliberately understated the interest rates at which it could borrow between September 2007 and May 2009 suggests grievous flaws in the widespread process of using LIBO…
July 16, 2012Europe and Eurasia
Central bankers necessarily spend a great deal of time studying economic and market data that they believe to be forward-looking indicators of the economy’s health. One such is the so-called “LIB…