March 15, 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa Has Fourteen Billionaires, eight of whom are in South Africa and seven of whom are white.
March 1, 2018
Elections in Mexico and the U.S. could spell doom for any new agreement.
February 1, 2018
United States institutions have led the charge against corruption and corporate malfeasance in Mexico. But they can’t replace a working homegrown legal system. For all the strides Mexico has made in …
December 28, 2017
Sub-Saharan Africa is home to many of the world’s longest-ruling heads of state, but civil society and regional blocs may be slowing the trend of extending presidential terms in some areas.
December 8, 2017
Millions of people around the world voted in elections this year. The French elected Emmanuel Macron president, while South Koreans elected Moon Jae-in president. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani won …
October 1, 2017
Barack Obama undertook two supremely ideological foreign policy moves. In both cases he seemed largely motivated by myths about American "crimes" in the past, and for that reason failed or refused to…
October 26, 2017
In the wake of Hurricane Maria, there is an opportunity for Puerto Rico to reconstruct its energy infrastructure to be more resilient and efficient. However, if short-term rebuilding is prioritized o…
September 29, 2017
Spain’s effort to block Catalonia’s referendum on independence may push more Catalan voters to support it.
August 23, 2017
Rachael Sullivan is a Master of Public Administration candidate at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. She is currently a Franklin Williams intern at the Council on Foreig…
August 9, 2012
With the London summer games at an end, economist Jose Ursua discusses whether or not Olympics have a financial impact for host cities, and the broader implications for the global economy.