November 22, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: the Democratic debate, Israeli settlements, China's human rights abuses, and Bolivia.
July 18, 2018Human Rights
Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) v. United States, the first international human rights case brought by a victim of domestic violence against the United States, advanced women’s rights at the global level …
May 23, 2018Women and Women's Rights
In 1999, Jessica Gonzales’ three daughters were abducted by her estranged husband and killed after the Colorado police refused to enforce a restraining order against him. Caroline Bettinger-López and…
April 12, 2018Cuba
The Latin American summit meeting in Lima, Peru this coming weekend occurs just a week before Raul Castro "steps aside" and Cuba has a new president. But consider this anomaly: Venezuelan president M…
June 19, 2017Guatemala
What other countries can learn from CICIG’s first decade.
The roundtable series examines how government strategy and policy should respond to these challenges and their impact on American geoeconomic and geopolitical interests.
May 15, 2017China
China tends to import natural resources—oil, iron ore, soybeans and the like. Now that China has a large industrial economy, it doesn't have much choice: China wasn’t blessed with a ton of oil or gas…