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January 17, 2013

Jeffrey W. Hornung: Japan, a Consequential Power

This blog post is part of a series entitled Is Japan in Decline?, in which leading experts analyze Japan’s economy, politics, and society and give their assessment of Japan’s future. The debate over…

Buildings are silhouetted against the setting sun in front of Mount Fuji in Tokyo

April 12, 2024

China’s New Currency Peg

The peg that shall not be named, and all the trouble that creates.

China’s New Currency Peg

December 19, 2023

U.S. Campuses and the Problem of Antisemitism

The "DEI" bureaucracies in U.S. colleges are failing to protect Jewish students from a wave of antisemitism. The right reaction is to recognize how pernicious they are, not to plead that Jewish stude…

January 31, 2022

Jail Term for Former Liberian Defense Minister Offers Ray of Hope to Anti-Corruption Forces in Africa

Last week, the Liberian Supreme Court affirmed the ruling of a lower court which ordered the imprisonment of former Liberian Defense Minister Brownie Jeffrey Samukai Jr., for two years. A one-time deputy minister in the country’s Ministry of National Defense, Samukai was former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s pick to head the ministry when the latter took over the reins as president in January 2006.

U.S military commander wearing camouflage speaks with former Liberian minister in civilian clothing.

September 18, 2020

Cyber Week in Review: September 18, 2020

TikTok and WeChat drama continues to unfold; DOJ announces indictments against pro-Iran hackers; Facebook and Twitter close accounts linked to conservative youth group disinformation campaign; DOJ ch…

Deputy Attorney General Jeffery A Rosen speaks during a Justice Department's news conference to announce charges in China-related intrusion campaigns.

June 25, 2023

Did Prigozhin Just Save Taiwan?

Might the revolt by Yevgeny Prigozhin and the Wagner group teach Xi Jinping the lesson that invasions are too uncertain and risky, and lead him away from invading Taiwan?