November 4, 2019U.S. Foreign Policy
Proponents of restraint need to clarify what the term means, how to implement it, and its implications for U.S. national interests and world order.
March 6, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
Rex Tillerson will make his first trip to Africa as Secretary of State between March 6 and March 13. He will visit five of Africa’s fifty-four countries—Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Nigeria.
October 28, 2019Election 2020
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are both progressives, but their foreign policy visions diverge in important ways.
October 21, 2019Civil Society
A "Right to Assist" could help prevent violent conflict and ease democratic transitions. But several important questions remain unanswered.
October 3, 2019Food and Water Security
For a precarious global agricultural system with powerful feedback loops, business as usual means widespread hunger and embedded systemic risk.
October 7, 2019Global Governance
The 1884 International Meridian Conference gave the world standard time and constituted a seminal moment in the history of globalization.