August 16, 2018Afghanistan War
Developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week.
September 18, 2018Nigeria
Education in Nigeria is in dire straits, and many Nigerians are acutely aware and concerned. At present, Nigeria has the highest percentage in the world of children not enrolled in school, and it is much higher in the south of the country than in the north. Overall, the UN Human Development Index ranks Nigeria 152nd out of 188 countries.
September 18, 2018Venezuela
The answer to Venezuela’s crisis is not military intervention. The United States and neighboring countries should instead focus on a widespread diplomatic, financial, and humanitarian response.
September 18, 2018Cybersecurity
Although there are challenges facing the study of cyber conflict, they are not insurmountable.
September 11, 2018International Criminal Court
National Security Advisor John Bolton criticized the International Criminal Court (ICC) in a speech before the Federalist Society. Adjunct Senior Fellow for International and National Security Law Jo…
September 13, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
The Pentagon plans to withdraw its special operations forces in Africa, but major cutbacks could threaten recent efforts to counter terrorism threats across the region.
September 14, 2018Conflict Prevention
The United States still does not have an effective strategic foresight system to assess and mitigate geopolitical risks.
September 13, 2018China
With 700 million pigs, China has about half of the world’s swine population, which makes up their primary source of protein. African Swine Flu is almost 100 percent fatal to pigs, is highly infectious, and there is no vaccination against it.
September 13, 2018Digital Policy
More than ninety countries are discussing the future of online trade and it's getting scant attention.