September 21, 2018China
On September 3 and 4, leaders of fifty-three African nations gathered in Beijing for the seventh Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), where President Xi Jinping unveiled a new pledge of $60 billion in financing for Africa.
January 5, 2017Afghanistan
This blog post was coauthored with my research associate, Jennifer Wilson. [Note: This post was updated to reflect an additional strike in Yemen in 2016, announced by U.S. Central Command on Janu…
April 24, 2017Military Operations
This blog post was coauthored with my research associate, Jennifer Wilson. Last week, the U.S. military announced an accomplishment that has come to define progress in the war on terrorism—the de…
December 12, 2017China
The United States should aim for a version of reciprocity that allows it the flexibility to maximize pressure on the broad range of Chinese industrial policy concerns while leaving a clear route to negotiations.