October 1, 2009Americas
The de facto leader of Honduras, Roberto Micheletti, declared a state of emergency on Monday, September 28, the latest in the political crisis that began with the ousting of President Manuel Zelaya i…
June 30, 2017South China Sea
I appreciate Hugh White taking the time to critique my essay in the current edition of Foreign Affairs, which recommends a course correction in US strategy to deter and, if necessary, deny Chinese co…
November 28, 2017Economics
The global economy will confront serious challenges in the months and years ahead, and looming in the background is a mountain of debt that makes markets nervous—and that thus increases the system's vulnerability to destabilizing shocks. Yet the baseline scenario seems to be one of continuity, with no obvious convulsions on the horizon.
January 10, 2018Immigration and Migration
The Trump administration's decision to repeal Temporary Protected Status for thousands of Salvadorans presents them with a difficult choice, writes Edward Alden.