January 24, 2019
The Group of Seven serves as a forum for highly industrialized democracies to coordinate economic, security, and energy policy, but the Trump administration has provoked questions about the group’s c…
January 23, 2019
President Donald Trump says he will deliver his second State of the Union address next Tuesday night as planned. The question is, where will he deliver it?
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week cit…
January 18, 2019
This week: India confronts the 'panopticon'; Apple's CEO calls for federal privacy legislation, and the Huawei saga continues.
January 14, 2019
The president's push to "build the wall" fails to grasp the role of modern technology in policing U.S. borders.
January 2, 2018
Lord Frederick Lugard, in a bid to simplify his colonial duties and subsidize his northern territory with his southern territory, signed a piece of paper on January 1, 1914 and created the political space that is Nigeria.
January 8, 2019
2018 was the year that a handful of countries got serious about protecting users' data.
July 26, 2016
The unseriousness of the PLO’s desire for peace with Israel was demonstrated in a comic manner this week. Here’s the news item from the AP:
The Palestinian president says he will sue Great Br…
June 8, 2017
African Union (AU) Commission Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat announced that the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has abducted over seven hundred people and displaced hundreds more in 2017. In February, it …
December 28, 2018
This week: The U.S. embraces quantum; China considers banning forced technology transfer; India's government expands surveillance; and the Huawei saga continues
I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2018 who shaped U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten world figu…