November 1, 2016Refugees and Displaced Persons
While much attention is rightly focused on Syria and the Middle East, there are a growing number of refugees in the Western Hemisphere. The largest group comes from Central America’s Northern Tria…
September 26, 2018China
Despite a downturn in Chinese hacking after the agreement with the United States, there is now evidence that Beijing has adapted its methods.
November 5, 2019Uganda
Uganda is heading toward a debt crisis. According to a senior official at the Bank of Uganda, unless the country is able to sustain a growth rate of at least 7 percent—which economic projections show Uganda will not do—the country will default on its payments. As is the case for many African countries, China is Uganda’s largest creditor, making up 39 percent of total debt this past fiscal year. If Uganda defaults, it is unclear how China will react.
November 1, 2019International Organizations
The International Monetary Fund, both criticized and lauded for its efforts to promote financial stability, continues to find itself at the forefront of global economic crisis management.
October 30, 2019Cybersecurity
China has championed the idea of 'cyber sovereignty'. While the U.S. and its allies have long opposed this concept, it has become more attractive to some countries as a way of managing cyber threats …
October 29, 2019Islamic State
Al-Qaeda could benefit from the death of the Islamic State’s leader, potentially regaining its worldwide reach and influence.