October 5, 2018U.S. Foreign Policy
In remarks delivered at his swearing-in ceremony on September 17 as the new U.S. assistant secretary of state for African affairs, veteran diplomat Tibor Nagy hit all the right notes, stressing the challenges and opportunities inherent in Africa’s youthful demographics and emphasizing the enduring importance of governance in attracting trade and investment.
October 5, 2018International Law
The following is a guest post by John B. Bellinger III, adjunct senior fellow for international and national security law at the Council on Foreign Relations. This post originally ran on Lawfare. …
September 6, 2018Nigeria
On August 27, the Financial Times reported that, after President Trump met with Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House in April, the American president said that he never wanted to meet someone so lifeless again. The Financial Times says it had three sources for the story, but does not identify them. Sahara Reporters, a credible Nigerian diaspora publication based in New York, picked up the story. It went viral in Nigeria.
June 29, 2018Turkey
Henri J. Barkey discusses what Erdogan's victory means for Turkish foreign policy in Syria and, domestically, what it means for Turkey’s Kurds.
June 28, 2018India
The U.S. exit from the Iran deal will affect Afghanistan. To learn more about how, and what this means for U.S. national interests, I spoke with Georgetown University Professor C. Christine Fair, a s…
June 21, 2018China
Just how important have foreign inflows been to the Treasury market?
June 4, 2018Japan
Corporate data shows that Japanese companies lag behind their U.S. and European counterparts when it comes to cybersecurity. The government's new cybersecurity strategy aims to change that.
May 2, 2017Financial Markets
Congressional Republicans want to repeal a big chunk of Dodd-Frank. Although it might kickstart economic growth, it would also increase systemic cyber risk.
April 24, 2018Iran
Geopolitical risk is always a major feature of global oil and gas markets, but the interplay of wars without end, powerful non-state actors, and the proliferation of new weapons technologies across t…