September 16, 2020Coronavirus
Although testing efforts have detected over 1.3 million cases of COVID-19 across Africa, experts agree that limited testing capacity has masked the full extent of disease spread and hampered control efforts.
September 25, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential contenders are saying about foreign policy. This week: how Donald Trump and Joe Biden say the United States should deal with Iran.
September 25, 2020France
Mwazulu Diyabanza, a Congolese-origin activist in France, first attracted social media attention by seeming to steal an artifact from the Quai Branly Museum in Paris to protest slavery, colonialism and the alleged theft of Africa's cultural patrimony.
September 23, 2020Space
The Trump administration's newly issued directive on cybersecurity policy for outer space is another small step towards taking cyber threats to U.S. space systems seriously.
September 22, 2020United Nations
President Trump's virtual address to the UN General Assembly was shallow, unpersuasive, and exaggerated his domestic and international achievements.
September 21, 2020United Nations
Broad-brush critiques of the United Nations often gloss over the distinct institutional components of the UN system and the geopolitical realities it has to work in.