October 22, 2020Tanzania
On October 28th, Tanzania will choose a president and members of the country’s National Assembly. This year, few observers expect a fair vote, given incumbent President John Magufuli and his government’s weaponization of the law.
July 24, 2020Wars and Conflict
Each Friday this summer, we suggest foreign-policy-themed movies worth watching. This week: movies about uprisings.
June 12, 2020United States
Each year CFR.org editor Bob McMahon and I record a special episode of The World Next Week on our summer reading recommendations. Being sticklers for tradition, we did so again this year. We thought,…
August 26, 2019Election 2020
Update: Bernie Sanders announced on April 8, 2020, that he was suspending his campaign. Is the second time the charm? Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders certainly hopes so. Back in 2016, the self-pro…
March 11, 2019United States
By Jennifer Schuessler New York Times [https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/11/books/scholar-of-the-marshall-plan-wins-american-history-book-prize.html] March 11, 2019 Benn Steil, the author of “…
January 11, 2019Conflict Prevention
This year, a mass casualty terrorist attack on the U.S. homeland or treaty ally was included as a top tier priority in the Center for Preventive Action’s annual Preventive Priorities Survey.
September 28, 2018Myanmar
Developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week.
August 30, 2018Democratic Republic of Congo
A new outbreak was confirmed in eastern DRC’s North Kivu province, home to around one hundred armed groups, over one million displaced persons, and the UN’s largest and most expensive peacekeeping operation, MONUSCO.