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May 19, 2023

The President’s Inbox Recap: U.S.-India Relations

India is likely to be skeptical of siding with the United States in an armed conflict against China.

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and India's Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar as viewed speaking at two podiums in front of American and Indian flags.

April 16, 2023

Back to the Future in U.S.-Mexican Relations

Human rights and the rule of law in Mexico are under siege. It would be a grave error for the United States to believe that its only interests there are trade and border security, and do not include …

February 6, 2023

Democratic Republic of Congo
The Papal Theory of Underdevelopment

Pope Francis’ diagnosis of the causes of African underdevelopment is simplistic, condescending, and ahistorical.

Pope Francis and President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Felix Tshisekedi sit on a stage with a colorful orange, yellow, and white backdrop whilst gazing at one another.

February 6, 2023

What China’s Surveillance Balloon Says About U.S.-China Relations

Neither the United States nor China is prepared for a serious crisis.

A cloud of white smoke around a while balloon drifting in the sky.

April 24, 2023

How the Czech Republic Became One of Taiwan’s Closest European Partners and What It Means for EU-China Relations

Since 2018, China-Czech relations have deteriorated as Prague pursues closer relations with Taipei, jeopardizing status quo EU-China relations.

Taiwan and Czech Republic flags on display during the 18th Session of the Taiwan-Czech Joint Business Council Meeting in Taipei, Taiwan.

March 10, 2023

United Nations
Women This Week: International Women’s Day

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers March 4 to March 10.

Afghan women refugees carry signs, as they participate in "Aurat March" or "Women's March," to mark International Women's Day, in Islamabad, Pakistan March 8, 2023.

November 7, 2022

Political Transitions
Theory From the South?

Much more than material support for the democratic process, Africa—and the developing world—needs the United States to reaffirm its commitment to democratic principles.

Nigeria's then incoming President Muhmmadu Buhari accepts his new role as Nigerian President as others look on.

December 1, 2021

United States
TWE History-Related Blogs and Videos

A list of all blog posts and videos reflecting on historical events from The Water's Edge. 

The U.S. Capitol Building is flanked by two rows of U.S. flags.

March 21, 2023

The Dangers of a New Russian Proposal for a UN Convention on International Information Security

Russia recently issued a new draft for a UN international convention on cybersecurity. An alternative proposal offers a freer vision of internet governance, and would provide a more action-oriented p…

Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya responds, as Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba asks for a minute of silence during a meeting at the United Nations Security Council, to mark one year since Russia invaded Ukraine.

May 25, 2023

The Cyber Safety Review Board Should Investigate Major Historical Incidents

The U.S. Cybersecurity Review Board was established to provide a definitive history of major cyber incidents. Today it has fallen away from that mission, but there are three incidents to investigate …

The SolarWinds logo is seen outside its headquarters in Austin, Texas, U.S., December 18, 2020.