August 8, 2019Refugees and Displaced Persons
According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), out of the 1.2 million refugees worldwide that needed resettlement in 2018, only fifty-five thousand were actually resettled—a mere 4.7 percent of the global need. Sub-Saharan Africa hosts twenty-six percent of the world’s refugee population.
July 31, 2019Rwanda
President Paul Kagame’s Vision 2020 roadmap for Rwanda has led to remarkable progress with respect to women’s equal place in society. But these great strides in gender equality occur alongside Kagame’s human rights abuses.
July 17, 2019Space
Fifty years after the Apollo 11 moon landing, U.S. policymakers face the choice of whether to put humanity on a trajectory of peaceful cooperation or dangerous militarization in space.
June 3, 2019Mexico
Mexico can’t end the migrant flow by itself. But it can—and likely will—raise tariffs that target swing states.
April 24, 2019Venezuela
Punishing allies won’t help to rally international support for the restoration of democracy.
May 1, 2019Americas
Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó took his confrontation up a notch on Tuesday, appearing in front of a Caracas Air Force base with several soldiers and calling for an uprising to end the con…