September 14, 2018Conflict Prevention
The United States still does not have an effective strategic foresight system to assess and mitigate geopolitical risks.
April 3, 2018South Africa
There has been backlash among white South Africans. Some have argued that she was upset after having just been robbed (this was part of her defense in court as well), while others have complained that black insults and threats to whites—especially by political figures—have gone unpunished.
June 12, 2018Conflict Prevention
A new CFR blog explores how the United States can avoid war, stay strong, and keep the peace.
September 21, 2018China
On September 3 and 4, leaders of fifty-three African nations gathered in Beijing for the seventh Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), where President Xi Jinping unveiled a new pledge of $60 billion in financing for Africa.
September 18, 2018United States
The United States Air Force (USAF) turns 71 years-old today. On September 18, 1947, Chief Justice Fred Vinson swore in Stuart Symington as the first secretary of the air force, officially founding a …
October 16, 2012
Blogging will be light for the next few weeks. In the meantime, here are some interesting new releases on the Middle East that you may enjoy: The Politics of Nationalism in Modern Iran by Ali Ansar…