April 3, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: the coronavirus’s impact on Election 2020, calls for sanctions relief for Iran, and authoritarian …
April 3, 2020Coronavirus
As the COVID-19 outbreak begins to spread in earnest in Africa, we can expect so-called jihadi groups on the continent to try to take advantage of the crisis to unleash violence and recruit members. We are already seeing indications that this has started happening. Governments, development workers, and aid agencies need to be made aware of this threat and take steps to deny these brutal militias more room to operate.
April 3, 2020Italy
Lombardy, Italy's most populous region, is in its third week of wide-spread quarantine. Dr. Jocelyn Kelly spoke with Italian gender researchers to learn how the quarantine is changing the lives of wo…
April 2, 2020Nigeria
The Nigerian medical and public health systems were a shambles long before the coronavirus. It is estimated that half of Nigeria's physicians practice medicine outside of the country. Contributing to the poor medical and health system, rich Nigerians routinely go abroad for medical treatment.
April 2, 2020South Africa
This blog post is part of the Women and Foreign Policy program’s interview series on Gender Equality in Foreign Policy, reflecting on initiatives to promote gender equality in the defense, developmen…
April 1, 2020China
In recent years, Russia has mimicked China's model of cyber sovereignty. This will likely harm Russian domestic security and influence in its near-abroad.
March 31, 2020International Economic Policy
The common denominator across many emerging economies is a shortage of dollars. But the causes differ, as do the solutions.