May 22, 2020Defense and Security
As Congress drafts this year’s defense spending bills, lawmakers should increase their support for a proven way to boost national security: fostering and drawing upon women’s contributions.
May 20, 2020Global Governance
The OECD Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting shows how to balance the demands of national sovereignty with the realities of contemporary globalization.
May 15, 2020Afghanistan
Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering May 7 to May 15, was compiled by Maleeha …
March 13, 2020Nigeria
The Federal High court in Abuja has ordered the release from detention of Lamido Sanusi, the former emir of Kano deposed and exiled by the governor of the state of Kano, Abdullahi Ganduje. The decision follows a suit filed by Sanusi in federal court. It remains to be seen whether the judge’s orders will be carried out; the rule of law can be weak in Nigeria, especially when it comes to high-profile political prisoners.
May 14, 2020Coronavirus
The process of going into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic has been revealing, especially in regards to oil. There are many elements to the smooth operation of global oil logistics that are n…
May 8, 2020Sudan
Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. In the coming weeks the series will explore how the COVID-19 pandemi…