March 5, 2019Women and Women's Rights
This post is authored by LaTreshia Hamilton, intern with the Council on Foreign Relations' Women and Foreign Policy program. Following a stalemate in December 2018, the United States recently res…
March 1, 2019Sub-Saharan Africa
The Trump Administration’s recent announcement of its Africa strategy offers renewed opportunities for the development of closer economic ties between the United States and Africa under a set of business-driven initiatives outlined as “Prosper Africa” in a December speech by National Security Adviser John Bolton.
August 17, 2006United States
Lee H. Hamilton, the vice-chairman of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States (also known as the 9/11 Commission), says "I would agree with the general assessment that we …
February 6, 2019Democratic Republic of Congo
Despite having suggested it would isolate and pressure those undermining democracy in Congo just days before, the Trump administration decided to join other states in accepting the sham outcome in an effort to stave off a potentially violent stalemate in Congo. The wisdom of that choice is debatable.