June 27, 2022China
BRI should not simply be assessed by looking at China’s interests. Recipient countries matter because their geopolitical concerns and domestic interests can intersect to affect how well BRI functions…
June 16, 2022Human Rights
International human rights NGOs are important champions of basic human rights for people across the globe. They have great influence in civil society and government. But they are also complex organi…
June 2, 2022Military Operations
A series of troubling incidents within the U.S. Army—including the killing of Specialist Vanessa Guillén in 2020—has prompted the military service to push for major changes to its culture.
March 14, 2022Ukraine
Avoiding more crises in Europe and the Middle East is the only way American diplomatic and military might can be shifted to where it’s needed most: the Indo-Pacific.
February 4, 2022COVID-19
For two years, the world has been battling COVID-19 with masks, vaccines, and lockdowns. There have been impressive results and serious missteps, but countries have failed to channel their shared exp…
January 27, 2022Middle East and North Africa
Just when the United Arab Emirates thought it was done with focusing on foreign policy, they’re getting pulled back in.