April 5, 2018Botswana
Botswana inaugurated its fifth president, Mokgweetsi Masisi, on April 1 after President Ian Khama stepped down the day before.
December 4, 2018World Order
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took aim at the European Union and United Nations during a speech in Brussels, offering a disjointed rejoinder to straw man internationalism.
October 24, 2018Central America
U.S. programs can make the Northern Triangle a better place to live than to leave.
August 29, 2018Australia
Tom Switzer is executive director of the Centre for Independent Studies in Sydney and a presenter at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Radio National. As Australia welcomes Scott Morrison a…
June 19, 2018Women and Women's Rights
Mary Harvey, a former member of the U.S. national women's soccer team, and Minky Worden of Human Rights Watch discuss how sports institutions can be an important tool for expanding human rights abroa…
May 25, 2018Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
The 1986 meeting in Iceland between U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev was like none other. It offers helpful context for a potential U.S.-North Korea arms control summi…
March 15, 2018Brazil
Brazil, one of the world’s most closed economies, would benefit from trade. Brazil can attain a higher GDP and become globally competitive through trade and opening up its economy. Given Trump and the U.S. protectionist pullback, opening to the world could, for once in Brazil, be politically popular in this election year.
January 17, 2018U.S. Congress
This is a guest blog post by Anthony Carroll. Anthony is founding director of Acorus Capital, a private equity fund investing in Africa, and a vice president of Manchester Trade Limited, an internati…