May 24, 2016Trade
The most important foreign policy speech of the year so far was delivered not by any of the presidential candidates, nor by any of their advisors, nor by President Obama or his officials. It was give…
July 17, 2019Space
Fifty years after the Apollo 11 moon landing, U.S. policymakers face the choice of whether to put humanity on a trajectory of peaceful cooperation or dangerous militarization in space.
September 30, 2011Egypt
Protesters chant slogans against the government and military rulers at Tahrir Square after Friday prayers in Cairo (Amr Dalsh/Courtesy Reuters) Sean Penn joins Egyptians in Tahrir Square prote…
March 17, 2008Economics
I will be away most of this week and will not be posting regularly. In the interim though, the quality of this blog is likely to go up.Jeff Frankel of Harvard (who recently started his own blog) h…
December 26, 2018China
2018 was the year that started the U.S.-China tech cold war. 2019 might be the year that splinters the global technology system into distinct spheres of influence.